Category Archives: Zero Waste

Avoiding food waste is a conscious effort

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans threw out more than 38 million tons of food waste in 2014. From farms to supermarkets and to consumers’ tables, approximately 30 percent of the food grown is never eaten. The Natural Resources … Continue reading

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These extra uses for onions will reduce food waste

Today, so much is thrown away that many believe we are in a crisis.  According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans threw away 37.6 million tons of food waste in 2015. Imagine what that number is today. But you don’t … Continue reading

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NY graduate students harness onion power into sustainable fashion

Four New York textile-design students aim to revolutionize the textile world in the next few months — all with the power of onions and their project on sustainable fashion.     Their project, part of a partnership with textile studio … Continue reading

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Grilling season is here — stretch your onions beyond the diet

Believe it or not — the onions in your pantry can go a long way this grilling season. Now that summer is growing near, onions are more important than ever — not just to make the most of your meals, … Continue reading

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