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February 26th, 2013
Written by Claire Cummings on February 26, 2013in Education, Events, Featured, Food waste, Low Carbon Diet - 0 Comments
When my boss, Vice President of Strategy Maisie Greenawalt, asked me if I could present at the 2013 Sustainable Foods Summit on what Bon Appétit is doing to combat waste in the food system, I thought, “Oh boy, I need to do some research!”
I am a lover of leftovers and live in Portland, OR, where the city makes it easy to compost, but I certainly wouldn’t think of myself as an expert on food waste. Until recently I thought a biodegradable to-go box was always compostable (turns out that’s not the case), and I’m definitely guilty of letting bunches of herbs and other produce wilt away in my veggie bin.