What Hospitals Waste

March 9, 2017

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Artisanal Food Waste

August 19, 2016

Can you turn scraps into premium products? Many efforts to address the food waste crisis hinge on getting consumers to buy fruits and vegetables that are adorably ugly. But a new crop of entrepreneurs is inverting the equation by using salvaged foods as the main ingredients in artisanal items

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Reducing food waste and changing the way people consume calories will help deliver a sustainable food system and reduce emissions, a study suggests

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Each year, an estimated 133 billion pounds of food that farmers grow never makes it to our plates. That’s enough to fill 44 skyscrapers. And tons of it ends up in landfills, where it emits methane, a greenhouse gas

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The federal Medicare program and private health insurers waste nearly $3 billion every year buying cancer medicines that are thrown out because many drug makers distribute the drugs only in vials that hold too much for most patients, a group of cancer researchers has found

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Save the Planet. Eat Ugly.

December 14, 2015

“Let’s eat ugly!” Of the various calls to action at the United Nations climate conference this week, that one by Nicolas Chabanne might be among the catchiest catchphrases

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Workplace Wellness Programs

October 5, 2015

Early alarm for workers’ health or a recipe for over-testing? Half of large employers offering health benefits have wellness programs that ask workers to submit to medical tests, often dubbed “biometrics,” that can involve a trip to a doctor’s office, lab or workplace health fair

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Word that Americans throw away about one third of our available food has been getting around. Now there’s an official goal aimed at reducing that waste

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