We are proud to say that our Food Scraps programs have helped students to learn how to properly dispose of their food scraps, helped to divert food waste from piling up in landfills, and reduced carbon emissions. Teachers are also proud of their students, especially one of Babcock Elementary’s 3rd grade teachers, Brittoni Ward. Keep reading to hear Brittoni’s account […]
Fighting Food Waste
Did you know that in the United States, we waste about 108 billion pounds of food every year? That means that about 30-40 percent of the U.S. food supply ends up in the trash can where it is then sent to the landfill. While more food scraps are being collected for compost due to new California state mandates, food waste […]
Racial Injustice in Food Systems: Food Waste
Conversations about food waste traditionally focus on the sustainability of our food system, food systems are complicit in the same institutionalized racism embedded in so many systems in the US and around the world.