Friday Buffet

USA! USA! Oh, wait–first place is bad here.

Not surprisingly, the United States owns ‘most wasteful nation’ status with food.  (Although I am confused by the data source…)

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In case you were curious, here’s what curbside composting looks like in Portland, with their tasteful brown kitchen caddies…

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Sticking in Oregon, here’s a heartening fruit tree gleaning tale, complete with some awesome images.

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It’s always great to hear about casinos composting what is sure to be a massive amount of wasted food. Delaware’s Dover Downs is the latest.

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On the down side, cost is a real barrier to composting in Illinois, despite a 2009 bill aimed at making the practice easier.

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  1. Mitty
    Posted October 22, 2011 at 8:12 pm | Permalink

    There is an excellent post on Simple, Green, Frugal Coop entitled “Some thoughts on the value of food”. It is dated Oct. 21. You might want to have a look at it.

  2. Posted October 23, 2011 at 7:34 pm | Permalink

    Thanks, Mitty. I thought that post was really well done.

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