Today's Monday Motivation is a reminder on how not to waste food. The image was part of World War I propaganda (created in 1917) to remind United States residents to not waste food. Ironically, every action is applicable today. Which action(s) do you intend on performing this week?
Today's post continues with providing tips on preventing household food waste - with the focus being on how society doesn't value food like past generations did. I personally think the root of our decline is mass production and convenience to just buy food (at least for some). I believe that one will reduce less food… Continue reading Value Your Food
I'm presently sharing some household food waste reduction tips on my Instagram profile based on my own food waste reduction journey. Today's tip is focused on the biggest culprit for household food waste - impulse/convenience buying. We all do it - go to the store and just buy food items on a whim OR just… Continue reading Avoid impulse/convenience buying
Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on Be One To Give (Instagram) whom I learnt about via an Insta-story. The following are the responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: Be One to Give is a food delivery app for retailers with surplus prepared food on site… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: Be One To Give
I recently came across Utah State's digital exhibit on food waste, while researching topics for the month. I thought I'd share some of the images and unique facts gained from perusing the exhibit. Late 1800's - early 1900's: Industrialization encouraged the concept of "factory to table" which started families wasting food and brought forth canning… Continue reading Food Waste History
October’s motivational quotes will focus on encouraging you to reduce food waste. Today’s quote is by Dana Gunners and was retrieved from International Management Institute website. What are your thoughts on this quote?
I am a firm believer that knowledge empowers people and guides our actions. The following are suggested books and documentaries specific to food waste. Asterisks are by the ones I’ve read or watched. Books • American Wasteland by Jonathan Bloom • Don't Waste Your Food by Deborah Chancellor • Food Foolish by John M. Mandyck… Continue reading Food Waste Books+Documentaries
Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on Food Waste Feast (Instagram) whom I learnt about while reviewing posts with #foodwastewarriors. The following are the responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: Food Waste Feast is a project by two sisters, Mei and Irene Li, who co-founded… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: Food Waste Feast
What a busy and honestly semi-stressful past couple of days I've experienced. My kiddos started remote learning, my campus started online tutoring (I oversee), and normal personal matters. Don't know about you but the above words are something that I consistently need to be reminded. We are definitely stronger (all realms) stronger than what we… Continue reading Tougher than you think
This past weekend I participated in a local cleanup of trail along the Bronx River. (Grateful for the organizers Bag The Bronx and Eternile). There was the traditional litter items - snack bags/wrappers, bottles, and eating utensils....BUT then there were random items like outdoor chairs, clothes, and even a shopping cart. A common word stayed… Continue reading Consider another R