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Retailers Form an Alliance to Promote Food Conservation

Big…The Food Marketing Institute may be well known to insiders as a massive trade show, idea marketplace, and schmooze fest. But the group is serious about food conservation. In partnership with the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), and other commercial stakeholders, FMI participates in the Food Waste Reduction Alliance Project. The stated goal of the group […]

Get More Meals Out of Food You Have

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Here are some easy food waste reduction strategies. 1. Grow your own garlic by saving the four inner cloves of a garlic bulb and planting them in 1/2-inch of dirt. In six months, you’ll have plenty of fresh garlic. Yahoo City 2. Recycle dried bread into breadcrumbs; store for months in airtight jars and add to […]

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This Guy Recycles Plastic and Wants More Of It

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Dr. Mike Biddle sees piles of waste as “above-ground mines” containing valuable raw materials. The challenge, of course, is extraction .. which leads us to metals and plastics … particularly plastics. What You Didn’t Know About Plastics Biddle notes that less than 10% of plastic trash is recycled — compared to almost 90% of metals […]

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