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Matt Orlando at Food on the Edge 2017
Chef Matt Orlando on how they tackle food waste at the Amass restaurant in Copenhagen. He was speaking at Food on the Edge 2017. 
The waste come back to... the dishes: everything is transformed!
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The waste come back to... the dishes: everything is transformed!
The zero-waste philosophy in top restaurants' scene explores new frontiers, like transforming what would end up in star kitchens’ trash into design products.
Waste Reduction Can Lead to Creative Innovation
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Waste Reduction Can Lead to Creative Innovation
Chef Alexandre Silva of Loco in Lisbon used the need to reduce costs and waste as an opportunity to innovate and realise a new creative force in his kitchen
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Italy Welcomes Its First Zero Waste Bar
Scarto is a new zero waste cocktail bar opening in Bologna. It will be the first bar of its kind in Italy with a variety of beers and liqueurs made in house.
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We Are a Population of 'Picky Eaters' and It's Ruining The Planet
Food waste is largely caused by the fact we are a population of pampered, picky eaters. It's on us to clear our mountain-sized piles of rubbish.
Smarterware Could Help you Reduce Domestic Food Waste
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Smarterware Could Help you Reduce Domestic Food Waste
This new connected food storage system keeps tabs on your food, so you don't have to. Take a look.
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RE Food Forum: Nothing Goes to Waste
Find out what happened at the first ever RE Food Forum in Bangkok, which drew together over 40 influential global food leaders to discuss sustainability.
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The Best and Worst Countries for Food Waste
Which countries have the best and worst records when it comes to food waste? This infographic explains all.
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Dylan Jones: 'Let’s stop calling it waste'
Dylan Jones, the co-founder of Re-Food Forum in Bangkok (19-20 March 2018), explains how waste is an opportunity to get creative in the kitchen.
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One of the World's Best Restaurants Has Almost No Food Waste
This restaurant has managed to flip its landfill and recycling stats in two years by getting creative with food waste.
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France Leading the Fight Against Food Waste
According to the Food Sustainability Index, France is the top ranking country in the fight against food waste currently.
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New Fridge Cam will Stop You Throwing Food Away
A new camera aimed at your fridge is being touted as a quick, efficient and cheap method for reducing your household food waste.
5 Dishes You Won't Believe Are Made from Scraps
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5 Dishes You Won't Believe Are Made from Scraps
Get creative with your kitchen scraps and help cut back on food waste with these five hacks from ChefSteps and Brothers and Co.
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First Rule: Do Not Waste Food
The leap from excess to excellence is surprisingly short: how some of the best chefs in the world are trying to reduce food waste.
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Dan Barber to Pop-Up in London
The Blue Hill at Stone Barns chef is bringing his WastED pop-up to London this February through April. Here’s how to book.
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Slash Food Waste with This Food Storage Guide
Find out how to dramatically reduce food waste with just a few simple changes to how you store food, as shown by this infographic.
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Lars Charas, the Chef 'Feeding Good'
Dutch chef Lars Charas has thrown down the gauntlet to the chefs of the world. The challenge: to change the way we eat in order to keep feeding the world.
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Turn Food into Fertiliser in 24 Hours
A new gadget turns home composting into a mere 24-hour process – find out how it works.
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Restaurant Leftovers App Promises Food for All
A Boston entrepreneur has developed a new leftover restaurant food app, joining the likes of Too Good to Go and Lunchie in the fight against food waste.
Startling Figures About Food Waste
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Startling Figures About Food Waste
Take a look at these startling figures that show just how much food we are wasting around the world.
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Download Ugly Fruit and Veg Emojis and Stop Food Waste
Choose your favourite ugly food emoji from this set released by Hungry Harvest to raise awareness of food waste.
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3 Smart Apps for Tackling Food Waste
Keen on reducing food waste? These three great apps may have the solutions, whilst also saving you money.
7 Great Food Leftover Recipes
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7 Great Food Leftover Recipes
This simple infographic offers up seven different ideas for leftover food recipes, a great start to reducing your own food waste.
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Restaurant Busted Re-Serving Other People's Food
A Mexican restaurant in Michigan has been caught re-serving uneaten food and one mum is not happy about it...
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Fine Dining: Restaurants Fining Customers for Leftover Food
All–you–can–eat restaurants in Germany are fining customers for leaving leftover food. Find out why.
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Italy Introduces New Bill to Kill Food Waste
A new bill passed in Italy will make it easier for food producers, supermarkets and restaurants to donate waste food.
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Buy Unused Restaurant Food with This Leftovers App
Too Good to Go is a leftovers app that enables you to purchase and collect unused food from restaurants, reducing food waste.
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This Beautiful Art is Made from Waste Food
This food photography is made all the more amazing knowing that each photograph is composed of salvaged 'waste' food.
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Spinning the Spuds and Throwing Down Some Awesome Beets
A thought provoking spin on discs made from vegetables and other food in place of vinyl to get to the root of contemporary food issues.
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Italy to Change Law to Encourage Supermarkets to Donate Waste Food
The Italian Government are set to make changes to food safety laws that will encourage supermarkets to give away food waste destined for the trash.
7 Gourmet Recipes You Can Make With Leftovers
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7 Gourmet Recipes You Can Make With Leftovers
Looking for delicious leftover ideas? Try these chef-approved recipes that turn humble leftovers into a glorious breakfast, lunch and dinners.
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Toast Ale - The New Beer Made From Surplus Bread
The UK's first ale has been created using waste bread that would otherwise be thrown away and the results are surprisingly tasty.
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Wonky Fruit and Veg Captured on Camera
The Ugly Fruit and Veg Campaign celebrate 'ugliness' with a string of fun photos of non conformist fruit and veg.
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What Happens to Your Confiscated Airport Food?
Here's a look at what actually happens to all the food that is confiscated from travellers inside John F. Kennedy International Airport.
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French Company Generate Electricity from Waste Cheese
The Union for the Producers of Beaufort cheese in France have produced a power plant that generate electricity from waste cheese material.
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Sasu Laukkonen: Dig What You Do and Do What You Dig
An interesting presentation from the zero waste chef Sasu Laukkonen, as he presents his idea for an exciting programme
5 Practical Ways to Reduce Food Waste in Your Kitchen
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5 Practical Ways to Reduce Food Waste in Your Kitchen
Tired of wasting food? Learn how to reduce food waste with these simple suggestions you can start practicing today.
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Russia Burns Bacon and Steamrolls Cheese
Russian authorities have spent a day destroying food that broke their sanctions on the import of Western products. Including burning a huge pile of bacon.
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John Oliver Slams Americans Over Food Waste
John Oliver used Sunday night's show to vent his frustrations over food waste and touched on solutions to improve the ridiculousness of the situation.
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6 Ugly Fruit and Veg Campaigns for "Cosmetically Challenged" Ingredients
The return of ugly fruit and vegetables: with an increasing population, food waste management has escalated to the forefront of global contemporary issues.
16 Clever Ways To Cook With Leftovers
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16 Clever Ways To Cook With Leftovers
Waste no more! This nifty infographic is chock-full of tips for cooking with leftovers and offers five cool ideas for repurposing herbs and fruits.
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All These Amazing Dishes Are Made with Junk Food
A mysterious Instgrammer is gaining lots of attention by taking wasted ingredients from the trash and turning them into fine dining style meals.
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Berlin Cafe Only Cooks 'Ugly' Fruit and Veg
The Culinary Misfits cafe in Berlin is hoping to highlight the problem of food waste by only creating dishes using ugly fruit and vegetables.
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UK Supermarket to Sell Ugly Fruits with 30% Discount
A supermarket in the UK will begin a ‘Beautiful on the Inside’ campaign, selling ugly fruits and vegetables with a 30% discount.
How To Store Fresh Food So It Lasts Longer
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How To Store Fresh Food So It Lasts Longer
Tired off spoiled produce? Learn how to store it properly so you don't waste food and start saving money.
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Chris Ying on Zero Foodprint Restaurants
A nice chat from Chris Ying at MAD 4 - discussing a new project to work closely with restaurants and help reduce their 'footprint'.
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One Man's Food Waste Mission
A young adventurer set off on a mission across the U.S. to highlight the growing problem of food waste with his own 'Food Waste Fiascos'.
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WATCH: "Beautiful People Eat Ugly Fruit"
Would you eat ugly fruit? Here's the amazing story of Portuguese activist Isabel Soares who is fighting food waste one ugly fruit at a time.
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Noma Adopts Zero-Waste System
Acclaimed chef René Redzepi has implemented a zero-waste compost system at Noma, currently the world's best restaurant.
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World's First Supermarket Powered Entirely By Food Waste
The United Kingdom is now home to the world's first supermarket powered entirely by food waste. The energy produced can power up to 2,500 homes every year.
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Why It's Raining Food On This Man's Head (Video)
Watch an epic slow-motion video of food raining down on two men - there's spaghetti, hot dogs, waffles, syrup and more - all for a good cause.
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Smart Tags Change Color When Food Spoils
These smart tags developed by Chinese scientists change colors when food has gone bad and will hopefully reduce food waste around the world.
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See How Much Food is Produced, Eaten and Wasted Every Second
An interactive infographic that provides startling figures on how much is food is produced, eaten and wasted every second.
13 Tips, Tricks and Technologies for Killing Food Waste
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13 Tips, Tricks and Technologies for Killing Food Waste
From great uses for wine corks, tips on how to keep foods fresh for longer and interesting art projects that use waste food in interesting ways.
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The Beauty of Kitchen Rubbish
A look at the work of Huguette Roe - an artist who travels the world photographing discarded kitchen waste before it's recycled
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The Food Waste Infographic
A look some of the facts and figures associated with food waste in the U.S and Europe
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No More Stuck Ketchup - Thanks MIT!
Tomato sauce at the bottom of the bottle becomes a thing of the past with the new invention from MIT
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3 Food Waste Innovations and a Chocolate Powered Truck
A plane powered on trash, the supermarket using waste food to deliver their goods and the social application that puts an end to waste food in restaurants.
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Food Art Against Food Waste: Bread Tables By Studio Rygalik
Fueled by the desire to create awareness of food waste, a studio in Vienna has built tables out of stale baguettes
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50% of Edible Food in Europe is Wasted
The Food Waste Bill gets a second hearing in the UK Parliament as pressure mounts on supermarkets and consumers to reduce their waste
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Cooking Without Wasting Food: Stem to Root and Fin to Tail Eating
The stem-to-root cooking, that turns leftovers into tasty dishes, has conquered many chefs: discover the best restaurant of waste-free cooking in the world