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Sandy Summary

There’s a difference between waste and loss. But no matter what we call it, East Coasters have discarded a whole lot of food in the last week as a result of Sandy. There’s the in-home loss caused by not having power or a back-up generator. Restaurants also experience the that problem, but one Manhattan eatery […]

November 5, 2012 | Posted in Environment, Food Safety, Waste Stream | Comments closed

Powerless to Prevent Waste?

With power outages, many in the Mid-Atlantic states are in a bind: hoping to keep their perishable food cold and unsure when to discard it. That’s why this piece from The Washington Post is helpful. It includes useful food safety advice and tips to prevent food loss: Transfer foods from the fridge to a small […]

July 2, 2012 | Posted in Household | Comments closed