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Food Waste

City to address food security with new commission

City to address food security with new commission

The mayor's office is bringing together a committee of local farmers and food advocates to address issues of food security in our community. 

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AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

The average college student, like these at the UA, produces about a half-pound of food waste per day, the EPA says.

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AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

TEMPE - The apple cores, half-eaten sandwiches and other unappetizing scraps thrown out at Arizona State University's Barrett Dining Hall would usually end up in a landfill. Instead, it will become compost to grow gardens and trees.

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Americans waste $165 billion in food annually, report says

LOS ANGELES — Americans are throwing out nearly every other bite of food, wasting up to 40 percent of the country’s supply each year — a mass of uneaten provisions worth $165 billion, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

August 21, 2012 4:03 pm

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