Environment
Eco-Friendly Holiday Shopping Tips

Eco-Friendly Holiday Shopping Tips

As we prepare to spread joy in the holiday season, keep the planet in mind. We’ve rounded up some eco-friendly holiday shopping and gift-giving tips.

Giving leftovers a makeover

Giving leftovers a makeover

Rather than weeks after weeks of uninspired reheats, why not embark on a culinary adventure by giving those leftovers a makeover?

Lessons from Korea’s food waste policies

Lessons from Korea’s food waste policies

In Korea, it’s illegal to throw food waste in landfills. The country converts a whopping 95% of its food waste into fertilizer, biogas and animal feed. What’s behind this remarkable success?

Truckloads of fun for a good cause

Truckloads of fun for a good cause

The Second Harvest Truck Pull Challenge was more than just a physical feat; it was a powerful statement against food waste and food insecurity in Canada.

Finland’s holistic approach to tackling food waste and food insecurity

Finland’s holistic approach to tackling food waste and food insecurity

Finland is widely recognized as a global leader in sustainability and environmental responsibility. With a commitment to diminishing the environmental impact of food waste and enhancing food security, the country has implemented a range of pioneering strategies and initiatives.

When you waste food, you’re also wasting water

When you waste food, you’re also wasting water

This year’s World Food Day highlights the importance of water, a precious resource vital to our well-being, agricultural and industrial needs, as well as the health of our planet.

A beginner’s guide to composting

A beginner’s guide to composting

Composting is a great way to reduce food waste and build a circular ecosystem in your backyard. Don’t throw away food scraps like vegetable peels, egg shells or coffee grounds! Follow the tips below and compost them instead.

How Japan reduces food waste

How Japan reduces food waste

The Japanese culture promotes Mottainai, meaning “don’t waste what is valuable.” How does the country’s food waste policy align with this mindset? Learn how Japan is tackling food waste with the Act on Promotion of Food Loss and Waste Reduction.

Take Action For Stop Food Waste Day and Earth Day

Take Action For Stop Food Waste Day and Earth Day

When it comes to protecting and investing in our planet and eliminating food waste, there is still so much to be done. But it’s annual celebrations and educational days like Earth Day 2023 and Stop Food Waste Day that makes us focus our efforts and get the hard work done.

6 Holiday employee engagement ideas for good causes

6 Holiday employee engagement ideas for good causes

Looking for fun and festive, yet meaningful holiday employee engagement ideas? Get into the winter holiday spirit this year by giving back, volunteering, donating, and supporting good causes together as a team.

How food businesses can make impactful climate changes for good

How food businesses can make impactful climate changes for good

Organizations in the food industry are always working toward reducing food loss and waste (FLW). It’s time to double down on our efforts. If not for our current climate crisis, rising food insecurity and unsustainable food loss and waste, then for our bottom lines and improving efficiencies.

The Circular Economy and Rethinking Waste in Canada

The Circular Economy and Rethinking Waste in Canada

In honour of October’s Circular Economy Month in Canada, we’re taking a deep look at what a circular economy is. Find how it can help us rethink—and renew—our relationship with waste for a more sustainable future in Canada and beyond.

Planting Seeds for the Future of Food Rescue

Planting Seeds for the Future of Food Rescue

In February 2022 we said goodbye to our old office and moved into our new home. In only a few months since we moved to our new facility, which offers 5,000 square feet of fridge and freezer space, we are already on track to rescue and redistribute more delicious surplus food than ever, and we’re only getting started.