Friday Buffet

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.

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A new UK study found that household food waste accounts for 3 percent of British greenhouse gas emissions. What I can’t believe is that the coverage of this study omits the household part of it!

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This piece on Grist really does a nice job summarizing the issues surrounding wasted food. Thanks, Umbra!

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India’s food ministry is considering regulating wedding food to prevent the lavish spreads that result in so much waste.

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Finally, in case you’re wondering what a talk by yours truly looks like, here’s a little taste.

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