Tag Archives: reducing waste

Redefining ‘Reduce’

Small bone to pick here:┬áSeveral times a week I get excited by headlines like this one:┬áDarden Restaurants Working to Reduce Food Waste. I leap into the story, looking for confirmation that a restaurant is actually trimming the amount of food waste their kitchen and/or customers are creating. Almost invariably, I realize that they’re not doing [...]

May 1, 2014 | Posted in Restaurant | Comments closed

Naval Gazing

I recently came across an amazing collection of vintage Navy posters dealing with–you guessed it–food waste. Avoiding waste, to be more specific. I’d only previously seen one of these posters, so you can imagine my excitement–especially as I’m a bit of a propaganda geek. The Navy’s Bureau of Supplies and Accounts produced this set of [...]

January 10, 2011 | Posted in History and Culture | Comments closed

Friday Buffet

Don’t look now, but Walmart is doing it again. The retail giant announced plans to reduce food waste at its stores by 10 to 15 percent! Hopefully this prompts other supermarkets to keep pace. — — Salon offered up the useful, fun Seven Tasty Ways to Stop Wasting Food. My favorite–”Don’t be a wuss” (eat [...]

October 15, 2010 | Posted in Composting, Events, Household, Supermarket | Comments closed
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