food waste

Free Food Sharing App to Reduce Food Waste

According to The World Counts webpage the food wasted by the United States and Europe alone could feed the world 3 times over.  Food production requires water. In the United States, food waste accounts for 25 percent of the country’s water use.  Throwing food away is like leaving the tap running in the country where the food was produced-and an increasing number of areas are suffering from water shortages.  It is important to understand that… Read More »Free Food Sharing App to Reduce Food Waste

A Novice Navigates Backyard Composting : Just do it!

You’ve heard of composting. But maybe you are wondering why it’s such a big deal?  Why waste your time composting, when food is biodegradable? Shouldn’t we be worrying about plastic and recycling?  Well, the answer is yes, and actually we need to be worrying about all of it, but for now, let’s talk about composting. So Why Compost? Isn’t food biodegradable?  If that is what you are thinking you are not unlike many people.  I… Read More »A Novice Navigates Backyard Composting : Just do it!