Spoiler Alert Blog | Food Waste

Cities Working Towards Zero Waste

Spoiler AlertJun 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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Topics: policy

Spoiler Alert joins Ocean State Job Lot for hunger relief program

Spoiler AlertMay 5, 2016

Our CEO Ricky Ashenfelter was invited to speak at the Ocean State Job Lot send-off event on April 26 to promote the company’s “Three Square Meals” hunger relief program to alleviate the problem of...

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Topics: donation, discount retail, Customer Spotlights, policy

National public service campaign launched to “save the food”

Spoiler AlertApr 28, 2016

Forget farm-to-table. 40% of our food follows a farm-to-landfill model.

A new ad campaign by the creators of Smokey the Bear (Ad Council) and the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is...

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Topics: policy

Liability Protection for Food Donations

Spoiler AlertApr 7, 2016

We hear from a lot of food businesses and farms that are worried about the legal liabilities of donating food and wonder, “Am I liable for donating food?” We’re here to relieve these concerns and...

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Topics: donation, policy

Boston Food Policy: Interview with Harvard's Food Law & Policy Clinic

Spoiler AlertApr 26, 2015

Last month, the Boston Food Policy Council and Mayor’s Office of Food Initiatives convened a meeting of various city stakeholders around the topic of “Tackling Boston Area Food Policy Issues”.

The...

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Topics: policy

Mapping the Largest Sources of Food Waste in Massachusetts

Spoiler AlertMar 7, 2015

Massachusetts is at the forefront of addressing food waste in America. Last year, the state passed monumental legislation – effective as of October 2014 – that bans commercial operations from...

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Topics: sustainability, policy