Tag Archives: Trader Joe's

Friday Buffet

Here’s a Change.org petition from my pal Jeremy Seifert and the guys behind Dive! to get Trader Joe’s to stop wasting food. — — Here are some tips for using leftover food, all the way from down under (NZ). — — Staying in New Zealand, the government just honored a company diverting food waste to […]

June 10, 2011 | Posted in Friday Buffet, International, Supermarket | Comments closed

Friday Buffet

Huge news in the world of food waste: A new study out of the Univ. of Texas at Austin finds that the food America wastes represents about 2 percent of our total energy output. And, as the study’s authors note, it’s a conservative estimate because they use the 1995 estimate of 27 percent waste. New […]

July 30, 2010 | Posted in Composting, Friday Buffet, Household, Supermarket | Comments closed

Former Joe Head Tackling Waste?

I came across this brief piece on Doug Rauch,┬áthe former Trader Joe’s head who is now at Harvard strategizing on how to end food waste. It’s the first I hear about it, but I was excited to hear that someone with that much industry know-how is studying the issue. I’m curious to hear what his […]

July 26, 2010 | Posted in Food Recovery, Supermarket | Comments closed