Monthly Archives: October 2010

Friday Buffet

You know that compostable SunChips bag? Yeah, the really loud, crinkly one. Well, about that loudness–Frito Lay is discontinuing the bag precisely because of that noise! A real shame. — — Nice to see the study on the energy wasted when food isn’t eaten is getting some press. And man is it getting some press! […]

October 8, 2010 | Posted in Composting, Energy, Friday Buffet, International, Technology | Comments closed

Love Yer Leftovers…even more the next day!

I had so much fun talking about leftovers on Monday–and it seemed like you did, too–that I thought we should return to the subject. A great question arose in the comments  from that post: Are there foods that taste better as leftovers? Or at least after sitting a day. Janes’_kid breeched the topic with the […]

October 6, 2010 | Posted in Household, Life to Leftovers | Comments closed

Love Yer Leftovers!

I don’t know about you, but I love leftovers. I mean really, what’s not to love? They’re economical, easy and environmentally friendly. That first adjective is pretty self-evident. If you’ve already paid for the food—whether eating in or out—you may as well use it. As for easy, it doesn’t get much more convenient than taking […]

October 4, 2010 | Posted in General, Household, Life to Leftovers | Comments closed

Breaking News

For those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter or Facebook, I’ll be appearing on CNN today–Friday–at about 11:30 a.m. EST or shortly thereafter. Wow, that’s soon! I’ll be sure to post a link here if it’s online after the fact. Until then… OK, here’s the footage. Enjoy! (link to the video)

October 1, 2010 | Posted in General | Comments closed

Friday Buffet

I would say that this Bacon Kevin Bacon statue is a waste of bacon, but everyone knows bacon bits aren’t actually food. Just like that statue looks nothing like Kevin Bacon. — — Slow Food (the original one, in Italy) recently held an event called 1,000 Plates Against Waste to raise awareness about waste. Cool […]

October 1, 2010 | Posted in College, Food Recovery, Freegan, Friday Buffet | Comments closed