In an age when we can get groceries delivered directly to our doorsteps, Imperfect Produce - a service which launched in Milwaukee in June - is working to help slash food waste.
One out of every five fruits and veggies grown in the U.S. don't meet consumers' cosmetic expectations. And those crooked carrots, skinny asparagus spears and irregular oranges are often relegated to the trash. But Imperfect Produce is trying to change that.
Corporations and retailers across the globe are going green But consumer behaviors have at least as much, if not more, impact on the environment as the initiatives undertaken by businesses. Here are 10 easy things you can do to make a difference.
"Waste not, want not." It's a saying that's been used for centuries to remind people that they should care for their resources. But it's also a fitting description for a new Family Meal offering at Balzac, which aims to call attention to, and help eliminate, food waste.
"Just Eat It" - a film previewing today at the Milwaukee film festival - provides an entertaining and eye-opening look at the state of food waste in North America.
Did you know that nearly 40 percent of the food we produce is wasted? This video may make you think twice before scraping your plate.