Breaking Food Waste Norms

Breaking Food Waste Norms

By Stephanie Seferian

Reducing food waste doesn't always jive with societal norms. That's because keeping perfectly edible food out of landfills might mean being the weirdo who boxes their wedding entree. Or asking (gasp!) to take home extra pizza from a child's birthday party.  On today's show: A conversation with journalist Rachael Jackson about how to value food more than we value fitting in.    Here's a preview: [7:45] Is composting the solution to food waste? (Answer: No.) [10:00] 5 ways to shamelessly break social norms around food and waste [23:00] Brown avocados, wet spinach, and more: Can we eat or should we toss?   Resources mentioned: EPA Wasted Food Scale  Project Drawdown ReFED  Avocado library I Bought It, Now What Ebooks for reducing food waste This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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