Winemakers Worry Wildfires Will Leave Whiff Of Ashtray In Their Wine

Read the full story from NPR. This has been tough year for America's west coast vineyards. Wildfires in October in Northern California and this month in Southern California have left acres of wine country scorched and black. While California's 2017 grapes have been safely harvested already, winemakers around the world are wary about a threat that …

Waste Not, Want Not: Drink Beer To Feed Fish And Help Save The Planet

Read the full story from NPR. In Westfield, N.Y., perch, bass, catfish and trout are growing fat on the byproducts of an adjacent brewery and distillery. The fish, still young but intended to be harvested and eaten next year, are the first fruits of an innovative project aimed at turning waste into food while addressing …

Promising biobased alternatives to polar aprotic solvents

Read the full story from Wageningen Food & Biobased Research. A report from Wageningen Food & Biobased Research commissioned by RIVM (the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment) has revealed a number of promising biobased alternatives to the controversial polar aprotic solvents NMP, DMAc and DMF. Wageningen Food & Biobased Research carried out …

Will people eat relish made from ‘waste’ ingredients? Study finds they may even prefer it

Read the full story from Drexel University. A new Drexel University study found strong potential for consumer acceptance of a new category of foods created from discarded ingredients. The joint research, led by three Drexel professors, Jonathan Deutsch, PhD professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management, Hasan Ayaz, PhD, associate research professor in …

Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy Webinar: Technology Innovation – Reducing Food Going to Waste

Thursday, December 14, 2017, noon - 1:30 pm CT Register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2434260856997675522 Technology is changing the way we live, work and communicate, and it is also affecting food loss and waste. As we strive toward the national goal to reduce food loss and waste by 50 percent by the year 2030, this webinar will have three EPA …