A new study from USDA researchers puts the total cost of food waste at 165 billion–just for retail and consumer segments of the food chain. And–that’s with 2008 data. So the total cost is certainly higher than that.
Residents of Le Sueur, Minn. are not thrilled about a potential anaerobic digestion facility that would turn silage and food waste into energy. Staying true to their town’s origins, they are suing to stop it. Stay tuned…
If you’re looking for some tips on how to reduce your waste, here are seven. Plus, it features this delightful pic:
I hate those Aflac commercials as much as the next guy, but if the insurance company is going to start composting at their corporate kitchen, that almost changes everything!