Webinar: Changing How We Think About Our Resources for a Better Tomorrow: How to Donate Surplus Food from K-12 Schools

Thu, Sep 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9090418359952984578 Every year, Americans throw away $165 billion worth of food. World-wide, 1/3 of all food is lost or wasted. We use 25% of our potable water to grow food that is ultimately lost or wasted. This occurs while 1 in 6 Americans …

Coca-Cola’s Latest Environmental Victory Is More Complicated Than It Seems

Read the full story at Huffington Post Green. Something as simple as water winds up becoming immensely complicated in the hands of a multinational corporation like Coca-Cola. On Tuesday, the company announced it had almost reached its goal of “replenishing” all of the water in the beverages it sold in 2014... By “replenishing,” Coke does …

Why it’s OK for taxpayers to ‘snoop’ on scientists

Read the full Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times. Generally speaking, in the last decade or so, the research community has been moving toward increased transparency, particularly when it comes to any financial entanglements that might cast doubt upon a scientist's objectivity. The backlash, however, has begun, and calls to reverse the trend are coming …

11 Tips for Running a Successful Food Waste Reduction Campaign

Read the full post at Shareable. An estimated 40 percent of food in the U.S. is wasted by either being thrown away or left to rot. Considering that 49 million Americans live in food insecure households, this is a sobering statistic. Food waste also exacts an incredible toll on the environment. Food waste in landfills creates …