Insights on reducing waste, conserving resources and more.



How LinkedIn’s cafeteria drives diners toward plant-forward eating

The Silicon Valley-based company partnered with Greener by Default to cut its carbon footprint by encouraging more sustainable food choices.


Hospitals in Maine can do more to reduce food waste, UMaine study finds

The research team conducted interviews with hospital nutrition services at seven facilities across the state.

Upcycling turns spent grain and other edible byproducts into food that goes on the plate—not into the compost bin or landfill.

The university collected more than 1,700 pounds of food waste in one week.

The program will divert 216,000 containers from landfills and reduce 23,689 kg of CO2e emissions.

The two big foodservice contract companies commit to cut regional food waste in half by 2030.

Each vertical growing tower can produce as much as 2,000 square feet of outdoor farmland.

The new policy also includes protections for chickens raised for meat and a commitment to exclusively use eggs from hens that are not confined to cages.

National Plastic-Free School Lunch Day was created to challenge school nutrition teams to prepare lunch without plastic.

The two new locations will serve made-to-order meals with locally sourced ingredients.

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