Spoon Northwestern teamed up with Food & Wine to increase awareness about the problem of food waste on our campus. The following project was completed with a grant of $500.
News alerts buzz on my phone throughout the day. One minute I read about recent acts of terrorism or environmental disasters, and the next minute, I'm alerted to Donald Trump's verbal debacle of the day.
- How to Stop Wasting Food and Save $1,500 a Year
- France Bans Food Waste, Makes Grocery Stores Donate Unsold Items
- 10 Ways to Repurpose Late-Night Leftovers Into New Meals the Next Day
Amidst the chaos of the daily news, though, the issue of food waste is foreboding and often overlooked. A group of Northwestern students and I concocted a plan to get students' attention for this increasing problem.