Food Waste

Reframe Perspective on Waste

April is dedicated to food waste so this week's focus will be on reducing one's waste at home. I recently came across the book A Pocket Guid to Sustainable Food Shopping by Kate Bratskeir. The book's chapter on cutting back on waste provided this week's motivational quote. I personally love the opportunities when I see… Continue reading Reframe Perspective on Waste

Food Waste

Food Waste Spotlight: Matt Hammond (@anurbanharvester)

Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on Matt Hammond aka @anurbanharvester (Instagram) whom I've been following for awhile. The following are Matt's responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: My name is Matt Homewood. I'm 28, grew up in the UK, and have lived in Denmark… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: Matt Hammond (@anurbanharvester)

Food Waste

Food Waste Spotlight: SWAG

Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on SWAG (Instagram)  which I learnt about last year.  The following are their founder's, Peita, responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and company. A: I brought The Swag to life for a number of very compelling reasons. Many years ago,… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: SWAG

Food Waste, Low-waste Living, Tips

Food Waste Prevention: Citrus Fruits

I thought I would try to incorporate a new aspect for our Food Waste Fridays posts -- introducing the food waste prevention series. The series will focus on providing suggestions on how to prevent food waste on a particular food item. Kicking off the series with My household is only fans of 3 citrus fruits… Continue reading Food Waste Prevention: Citrus Fruits

Food Waste, Life, Low-waste Living

Low Waste Thanksgiving

It's somewhat hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost a week away. We won't be doing anything special on Thanksgiving day this year -- we typically don't go anywhere since most of my family is in Kentucky. Thanksgiving celebrations are major contributors to our society's vast amounts of food waste. So I thought I'd provide… Continue reading Low Waste Thanksgiving

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Food Waste Spotlight: Pulp Pantry

Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on Pulp Pantry (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 and company. A: I'm Kaitlin, founder of Pulp Pantry. We create delicious snacks that play on nostalgic favorites, but… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: Pulp Pantry

Food Waste, Motivation & Wisdom

Food Waste Reduction Motivation

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?

Food Waste, Low-waste Living, Tips

Value Your Food

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

Food Waste, Life

Avoid impulse/convenience buying

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

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Food Waste Spotlight: Be One To Give

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