Category Archives: Food Waste Prevention

Preventing Food Waste to Help the Environment & Your Pocketbook

Food waste is a major concern presenting a serious challenge to our natural resources sites the United States Food & Drug Administration. Between 30-40% of the food produced in the US goes uneaten (as much as 20 pounds of food

Preventing Food Waste to Help the Environment & Your Pocketbook

Food waste is a major concern presenting a serious challenge to our natural resources sites the United States Food & Drug Administration. Between 30-40% of the food produced in the US goes uneaten (as much as 20 pounds of food

Tips on how to make use of your aging fruits & veggies to prevent Food Waste

According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, food waste is a major concern that presents a serious challenge to our natural resources, our government, and our pocketbooks.  Between 30-40% of the food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten –

Tips on how to make use of your aging fruits & veggies to prevent Food Waste

According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, food waste is a major concern that presents a serious challenge to our natural resources, our government, and our pocketbooks.  Between 30-40% of the food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten –

Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

It’s the Law! Mandatory Food Waste Recycling Requirements for Businesses

Beginning April 1, 2016, Assembly Bill (AB) 1826 California’s Commercial Organics Recycling Law goes into effect requiring commercial businesses, multifamily dwellings (5+units), schools, hospitals, restaurants, government buildings, and other establishments to begin separating and recycling organic waste, which includes food

It’s the Law! Mandatory Food Waste Recycling Requirements for Businesses

Beginning April 1, 2016, Assembly Bill (AB) 1826 California’s Commercial Organics Recycling Law goes into effect requiring commercial businesses, multifamily dwellings (5+units), schools, hospitals, restaurants, government buildings, and other establishments to begin separating and recycling organic waste, which includes food

USDA’s “FoodKeeper” App – Read EcoSmarts

From 805 Living’s November 2015 Edition (Page 28), CLICK HERE

USDA’s “FoodKeeper” App – Read EcoSmarts

From 805 Living’s November 2015 Edition (Page 28), CLICK HERE

Help Protect Our Environment: Tips to Curb Holiday Food Waste

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell offers some additional fantastic Food Waste Prevention tips in this Sustainable Ventura News Video ** The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) estimates more than 40 percent of groceries  ($165 billion dollars worth of

Help Protect Our Environment: Tips to Curb Holiday Food Waste

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell offers some additional fantastic Food Waste Prevention tips in this Sustainable Ventura News Video ** The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) estimates more than 40 percent of groceries  ($165 billion dollars worth of

Smart Savings: Eat What You Buy

The average American family tosses away $1600 worth of groceries a year.  Wasted food not only wastes money and precious food, it wastes our natural resources. Here are some helpful tips to help you and your family curb the waste:

Smart Savings: Eat What You Buy

The average American family tosses away $1600 worth of groceries a year.  Wasted food not only wastes money and precious food, it wastes our natural resources. Here are some helpful tips to help you and your family curb the waste:

Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It!

The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters’ its 7 th week! 70 local Families Track Waste and Share Prevention Tips DID YOU KNOW? That 40% of all food grown and produced in the U.S. goes uneaten.  Meanwhile, 1

Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It!

The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters’ its 7 th week! 70 local Families Track Waste and Share Prevention Tips DID YOU KNOW? That 40% of all food grown and produced in the U.S. goes uneaten.  Meanwhile, 1

Smart Food Storage: Prevent Food Waste

The average American family tosses approximately $1600 of food away every year.  Most of that food consists of fresh fruits and vegetables that turn because they aren’t consumed or used in time.  However, by storing fruits and vegetables properly, they’ll

Smart Food Storage: Prevent Food Waste

The average American family tosses approximately $1600 of food away every year.  Most of that food consists of fresh fruits and vegetables that turn because they aren’t consumed or used in time.  However, by storing fruits and vegetables properly, they’ll