Walmart recently announced that their California stores have reduced what they send to the landfill by 80 percent (since 2009). Food donations, composting and anaerobic digestion all play a role there, with their stated goal of eliminating landfill waste by 2025.
This piece on Grist really does a nice job summarizing the issues surrounding wasted food. Thanks, Umbra!
India’s food ministry is considering regulating wedding food to prevent the lavish spreads that result in so much waste.
Finally, in case you’re wondering what a talk by yours truly looks like, here’s a little taste.