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Food Loss and Waste: A Quick Guide to Understanding the FLW Standard

Nate ClarkMay 29, 2017

Banana peels. Oversized apples. Mislabeled packaged goods.

In different circles, these products might be considered ‘food waste’, yet in others, they might represent a meal or an input for...

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Digesting WasteExpo 2017: Progress and innovation in food recovery and tech

Nate ClarkMay 19, 2017

Last week, some 13,000 individuals convened in New Orleans for the 49th annual WasteExpo. The event, organized by Waste360, brings together public and private entities from the waste and recycling...

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User Spotlight: The Elizabeth Peabody House

Felecia FoleyApr 19, 2017

The Elizabeth Peabody House is a Somerville MA-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families in their community in reaching their full potential through early childhood education,...

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Guest Post On DMA Blog: How Companies Are Embracing The Ugly Produce Trend

Felecia FoleyMar 29, 2017

Matt Greenstein, Director of Business Development at Spoiler Alert, guest-posted with our friends at DMA Solutions, a firm committed to providing helpful solutions to fresh produce companies...

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User Spotlight: We Share Hope

Felecia FoleyMar 29, 2017

We Share Hope is a Rhode Island-based nonprofit founded in 2008 by James MacDougall, Stephen Martin and April Martin. We Share Hope is made up of a community of volunteers that donate their time,...

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How Tech Can Reduce Food Waste

Emily MalinaFeb 23, 2017

When it comes to food recovery and food waste reduction, there are a growing number of technology-driven solutions available to food businesses and nonprofits, each with important differences in...

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User Spotlight: Red's Best

Felecia FoleyFeb 15, 2017

Red’s Best is an innovative, Boston based seafood wholesaler that sources catch directly from small, community-based fishing boats. Their mission is to sustain the livelihoods of small boat,...

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User Spotlight Series: Eastie Farm

Hannah GeiseJan 16, 2017

Eastie Farm is a grassroots effort based in East Boston, a working class neighborhood with more than 50% immigrants, to increase community resilience and food access through gardening. The...

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5 Steps for Launching a Successful Food Donation Program

Hannah GeiseJan 11, 2017

Are you looking to donate your surplus food? Whether you're a wholesale food distributor or food manufacturer with unsold inventory, the first step in thinking about donating food is to understand...

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A Year in Food Waste: 2016 Reflections

Hannah GeiseDec 23, 2016

The holiday season is always a time of reflection, and as we continue into Spoiler Alert’s second year of business, it’s helpful to think about the progress being made in food waste reduction...

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