Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Pay It (Food) Forward

You know what’s hard to argue against? Rescuing food doomed for the landfill and redistributing it to those in need. Doing that with healthy produce is even more unassailable. Food Forward specializes in the latter, recovering fruit and veggies from backyard trees, farmers’ markets and wholesalers in the Los Angeles area. The group, around since […]

July 29, 2014 | Posted in Food Recovery, Tree Gleaning | Comments closed

Trash Cops?

It’s a bit of a leap from ‘Recycling Ambassadors’ to ‘Trash Cops,’ but that’s the very jump made in this AOL column. At issue here are the Los Angeles city employees–whatever you want to call them–who make sure Angelinos are recycling correctly, including mixing food scraps in with the yard waste. The ‘Trash Cop’ outrage […]

December 6, 2010 | Posted in Composting, Waste Stream | Comments closed

Interesting Times in LA

Last week, Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus penned this op-ed calling for more leftover sharing by restaurants, hotels and caterers. He even suggested making it mandatory for these food businesses to tell customers that they can donate the unserved food. For the clients who choose to donate the food, the restaurant, hotel or caterer […]

August 9, 2010 | Posted in Events, Food Recovery, Restaurant | Comments closed
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