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Andrea Manginelli

For Restaurants, Food Waste Is Seen As Low Priority - 0 views

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    An estimated forty-five to fifty percent of food is discarded each year by Americans.That makes it an economic problem for everyone. In a country known as the "throw away" society we are destroying the planet with methane, mountains of food waste that could of been eaten, and wasting money that could of been saved.
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    This article talks about how much food we waste on Thanksgiving and in every day life. Talks about the different studies that have been done on this topic and the shocking results.
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    In this article they talk about how half of what  we produce in america is wasted. It also talks about how farmers grow a lot of product in order to get paid more and if it comes out bad they just leave it to rot in the fields.
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    Nearly 50% of all food ready for harvest gets thrown away, according to a study done by the University of Arizona! Sometimes the crops can't be saved due to mother nature, but in most cases food waste happens because we have been trained to only look at the perfect looking food.
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    This article covers the idea of warehouses and how they contribute to the idea of food waste. They also give again, They general run down about food waste and again some ideas anyone can do in their homes everyday to help prevent the issue.
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    In this article, the author describes the effects of food waste in our landfills. Restaurants contribute 15 percent of all waste in landfills.
Luis Gomez

365 ways to go green - 0 views

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    An article that gives ways on how to reduce waste in your home and how it will save you money if you do so.
Luis Gomez

Science Clarified - 0 views

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    Information on our nations landfills and the process of waste management. The effects of waste and how it is being delt with.
Luis Gomez

Green Choices - 0 views

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    This website gives information from the start of food waste and shows many ways on how to reduce it. Steps to save money by cutting back on what you really need to buy.
Taylor Burkhart

Basic Information about Food Waste | Organic Materials | US EPA - 0 views

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    This talks about how much food is wasted. this page also has two graphs one what is wasted in america not only food but other materials.
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    These graphs show basic images to help give a descriptive idea of how much food waste is happening in America. They talk about the disposal of the food and how it becomes a danger to our world by the methane gases it produces. Recycling, of course, is always a benefit for our environment; however, we need to inform more people about this.
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    By generating food waste has significant economic as well as environmental consequences. Parts of your budget goes to buying food, but yet we waste it with out even thinking anything of it. If i was to give someone 20 dollars and then say throw it away they would look at me like i'm crazy. But this is what we are doing!
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    This article talks about how recycling food has environmental benefits. It also states how food waste has both economical and environmental consequences. 
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    In this website the text is about the amount of food being wasted in 2010; which then gives the results. It also states the harsh consequences of food waste and also benefits of food wasting.
Troy Amstutz

Environmental impacts - 1 views

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    A website that shows the effects of food waste on the environment. Different types of food wastes that impact the environment in many ways.
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    Food waste effects our environment in several different ways. Something as simple as throwing your left overs in to the trash can can contribute straight to the earths climate change.
Jorge Castillo

Students Call for Action on Campuses - 0 views

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    This article is about how college students haved become vigilant about sustainability. With Internet research, they are investigating energy use, food purchasing, investments, transportation, and waste disposal. They are pushing administrators to approve new projects.
Sarah Cogar

The Perfect Potato: Food Waste in North America - 0 views

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    Oddly enough consumers wont buy odd looking produce. This is a huge reason why food is wasted in America,this article shares reasons how to prevent this from happening.
Sarah Cogar

Recycling food waste 101 - 0 views

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    College students found a way to use unwanted food by putting back into the ground on their farm. From farm to plate and back to the farm.
Luis Gomez

San Francisco - 0 views

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    Yet another city in California that is getting involved in the new er of waste management. Shows different ways that waste is being used in their city to benefit and not harm it.
Luis Gomez

Inetec British company - 0 views

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    In the U.K. there are working on new techniques on what to do with our food waste. They are engineering new methods on how to convert food waste into reusable energy.
Blake Damron-Gurule

Love food, Hate waste - 0 views

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    The costs of food waste is enormous, it adds up to every one in five bags of groceries goes in the trash. We can make a difference by saving leftovers and managing how much money you spend on groceries. Remember that saving food from the dump starts with you
Luis Gomez

California State - 1 views

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    I know we do not live in California, but when I came across this site I noticed that they have a section on compost. If our leftovers can't find a home,the compost is the way to go. Could be the easiest way to make use of our waste
Luis Gomez

U.S Environmental Protection Agency - 0 views

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    A good site that shows information provided by the American Government. Has different kind of information such as: what kinds of environmental wastes (including food), food organizations nearby ones community,laws and new regulations to improve waste management.
Jorge Castillo

UK households wasting less food - 0 views

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    This article is about the UK households and how food waste waste has fallen by 13%. In other words, due to the economy downturn, food waste is decreasing. Despite food reduction, inflation is applied.
Jorge Castillo

Green tips: Food - CNN - 0 views

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    Individuals need to be aware where the food they eat comes from. Eating organic food is one way to go. This article givers five important tips to reduce food waste.
Arthur Parra

American Food Waste Also Wastes Millions in Energy | GreenBiz.com - 0 views

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    Not only does wasting food hurt our wallets but now we find out that it waste our energy too. The Texas University estimates that if America would stop wasting food altogether(by some sort of magic) that they would save 2 percent of its annual energy!!!
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    This particular article is about our food waste is also wasting energy at the same time. It gives very specific statistics about the foods we waste.
Robbyn Purcell

Companies remove restaurants' food waste by composting it - 0 views

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    This article gives you a good description of what composting is. It talks about how some restaurants put too much food on ones plate and how composting helps the food not go to waste.
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    There are several companies who have dedicated themselves to helping resteraunts reduce the amount of food they waste each day. The project began in 1996 and is still being used today. This article shows the true benefits of doing more than simply just letting the food go to waste. We all have the power to make a difference it our choice to really do something with that power or not.
Ashley Bussey

Food waste remains persistent problem at farms, grocery stores and restaurants | Califo... - 0 views

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    The amounts of fruit,vegetables,orchards, and food in general and how researchers find distrubing to see all this food go to waste in california. The belief that the problemsof food waste start in the field of the farmers growing it and why it is the problem due to the retailers hard to pass requirements.
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    Grocery stores and restaurants still wasting food that they know to be unsafe. It is said in this article that Safeway doesn't donate food items that are not fit for consumption. In this case it can be a health problem to the consummer of these food.
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    State students have studied that with the yearly food waste, it can fill the Staples Center in Los Angeles bout 35 times. How much is that? It's more than 6 million tons. There is a hunger relief program that most grocery stores donate to.
melissa diaz

All About: Food waste - CNN - 0 views

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    In this article statistics compare how much food is wasted between countries all over the world. Also, methane is a greenhouse gas that is much more dangerous than carbon dioxide.
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    Food is biodegradable so whats the problem? This article explains the danger in food littering.
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    This article talks about how much it costs the US to get rid of the food waste. It also talks about how food waste releases methane, which is more harmful than carbon dioxide. 
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