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A Growing List of Food Waste Bans Across America

Hannah GeiseDec 9, 2016

Commercial food waste bans are sweeping the country, both at the state and city level, which means that big food businesses can no longer send their surplus food and organic waste to the landfill.

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15 Food Waste Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Hannah GeiseNov 28, 2016

Here at Spoiler Alert, we use Twitter lists to organize different types of audiences we want to engage with. You can do the same! As a sustainability professional, it can be tough to keep up on...

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Food Waste Reduction & Food Donation Resources for New England

Hannah GeiseNov 18, 2016

Currently five states have food waste bans, and with four of the five states located in New England (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont), the region is at the forefront of...

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User Spotlight: Community Servings

Hannah GeiseNov 14, 2016

Community Servings is a Boston-area nonprofit that home-delivers medically-tailored meals to clients who are battling a critical illness. More than 2,200 meals are prepared each day in their...

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Food Waste on Farms: Guide for Farmers to Manage Seconds and Organic Waste

Hannah GeiseOct 25, 2016

Find information below about managing your seconds and organic waste, gleaning programs, using excess food as animal feed, and tax deductions for food donations.

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How 11,000 Organic Eggs Were Recovered in Under 3 Hours

Hannah GeiseSep 29, 2016

When an unexpected excess of organic eggs occurred at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) two weeks ago, over 1,500 lbs (nearly 11,000 eggs!) were in danger of being wasted. The eggs were...

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2016 Global Sustainability Summit: Food Waste & the CSO’s Agenda

Hannah GeiseAug 24, 2016

Earlier this month, two of our co-founders, Ricky Ashenfelter and Emily Malina, attended the Global Sustainability Summit in New Orleans, hosted by the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery...

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Food Waste: A Beginner's Guide

Hannah GeiseAug 9, 2016

Want to learn more about the current food waste landscape but don’t know where to start? Stay updated on the world of ugly produce, online awareness campaigns, and food waste legislation with our...

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Reduce and Recover: Harvard's Save Food for People Conference

Ricky AshenfelterJul 27, 2016

Last month, the Harvard Law School, along with the U.S. EPA, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), and RecyclingWorks Massachusetts, hosted an event called Reduce and...

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Cities Working Towards Zero Waste

Hannah GeiseJun 27, 2016

Communities around the country are looking to recover the lost value in their waste streams. This is not limited to paper and plastics, but rather a comprehensive analysis of the most prominent...

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