food waste

Delivery & Logistics Interview: DTC Grocery Startup Reduces Food Waste By Selling Ugly Produce

CEO and co-founder Ben Simon explains how his 100% sustainable grocery delivery platform benefits shoppers, local farmers and mother nature by repurposing unpretty fruits and veggies

Food & Beverage Supermarket Shoppers Receive Dynamic Discounts While Reducing Food Waste

Netherlands-based Albert Heijn is testing an algorithm that calculates discounts for products approaching their expiration date, guiding store shoppers to the best deals

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Hy-Vee Points Grocery Shoppers To Discounted, Soon-To-Expire Foods

The supermarket chain is implementing an in-store mobile app that marries reduction of wasted food with lower costs for customers

Shopper Education & Assistance Service Surveys Users' Groceries To Generate Meal Ideas And Recipes

Consumers can use Cooklist's app to remember the grocery items that they already have in their kitchens, check the items' expiration dates and find recipe ideas, helping facilitate meal-time prep

Technology Pioneer Of Humanability: Komal Ahmad

In an interview with PSFK in collaboration with Verizon, Komal Ahmad discusses how she is using technology for good in her work as founder and CEO of Copia, a mobile app that helps businesses put their excess food to use, helping curb environmental waste as well as giving food to those who need it most

Home Consumers Can Ask Alexa When Their Leftovers Will Go Bad

IoT storage containers integrate with Amazon Alexa and display color-coded lights to warn users when food is about to expire, reducing waste

Shopper Marketing & Promotion Sustainable Beer Is Made From Leftover Marks & Spencer Bread

Britain-based Adnams Brewery is working with Marks & Spencer to repurpose extra bread from the retailer's sandwich counters

Retail Low-Cost Meal Boxes Educate Consumers On Food Waste

Flashfood has created a program that diverts food from landfills into affordable subscription boxes, now with support from Tyson

Beauty Interview: How A Sustainable Beauty Brand Upcycles Fruit Waste

Terence Chung, scientist and founder of Fruu, discusses repurposing food waste to make sustainable, organic beauty products accessible to younger consumers

Food & Beverage Software Connects Hungry People With Places That Have Extra Food

Researchers from Iowa State University’s Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology developed a platform to make food donation easier and prevent waste

Design Food Container Trackers Will Let You Know When Food Is About To Expire

To help Americans waste less food, the trackers connect to a mobile app that reminds people to use perishables before they go bad

Design 4 Eye-Catching Endeavors In Food And Design

We round up a few ideas that left us craving more where food meets design

Packaging & Product Engagement 'Precycling' Concept Aims To Eliminate Food Packaging Waste

MIWA is working to help food and grocery businesses take a step toward more responsible practices

Design Food Waste Turned Into Building Materials

A new report created by Arup Group shows how food waste can turn into construction materials