Xinhua News Agency (Oct. 1, 2012) Banquets in China may look glamorous, but they generate hundreds of thousands of tons of food waste every year. Taking on the losses, Chinese recycling companies have now come up with new ways of ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (June 23, 2013) Leftovers from the fish industry might become a valuable raw material in the future. A German company has developed a system for recycling shrimp shells and other fish waste to create oils for the ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 6, 2012) They say waste not, want not.
But a Canadian study has announced that a huge amount of food in the country goes to waste every day, for no other reason than that it's not wanted any ... watch video
TheStreet (Feb. 26, 2014) Prices may be higher at organic food stores, but that won't slow growth at natural food sellers like Whole Foods and Sprouts, says Joe Dobrow, author of "Natural Prophets". The natural products ... watch video
AFP (May 26, 2015) In a rare show of unity, France's parliament has voted unanimously to ban food waste in big supermarkets, by outlawing the destruction of unsold food products.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 16, 2015) A natural material made from sugar beet waste to thicken paints, bulk out food, and potentially even manufacture airplane wings has been devised by Scottish scientists, and could become a billion ... watch video
Reuters (May 25, 2012) Researchers are trying to convert human fecal waste into butanol to power cars of the future. Butanol is a high-energy fuel similar to gasoline. Using genetically engineered fungus, a scientist at ... watch video
Feb. 4, 2016 Cells of our immune system kill pathogens by enclosing them in a compartment called the phagosome. The pathogen-containing phagosome is physically transported to execution chambers (lysosomes) by ... read more
Aug. 14, 2015 The type of food wasted has a significant impact on the environment, scientists have found. Although less meat is wasted (on average) compared to fruits and vegetables, the researchers found that ... read more
Aug. 11, 2015 The UK produces the highest amount of avoidable food waste in Europe -- equivalent to a tin of beans per person per day, new research demonstrates. The study found that the bulk of the avoidable food ... read more
Oct. 24, 2013 While surplus food redistribution has been promoted as a way of reducing food waste and food poverty, a paper published recently concludes that unless a distinction is drawn between genuine waste to ... read more
Sep. 4, 2013 A comprehensive new review of food waste in the People's Republic of China has concluded that about 19 of every 100 pounds of grain produced in the country go to waste, with related losses of ... read more