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Food Waste

Texas company: Microwave keeps bread mold at bay

Texas company: Microwave keeps bread mold at bay

Attention, bread shoppers: A Texas company could have the answer to some consumers' unwelcome discovery that just-purchased loaves contain mold.

January 09, 2013 12:00 am
Japanese composting may be new food waste solution

Japanese composting may be new food waste solution

Down the back stairs of the clubhouse kitchen, on a plot lost among the expanse of tightly trimmed fairways and greens, weeks-old food is buried under a tarp and mulch and left to decompose.

June 27, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Project quenching hunger for healthy food

GUEST COMMENTARY: Project quenching hunger for healthy food

The food system is broken. In Indiana and around the world, vast amounts of food are wasted while many go hungry. One-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture. The number of food-related disease is on the rise.

June 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Porter County waste district trashes food compost plans

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County has trashed plans to begin accepting commercial food waste at its Boone Grove compost site.

April 14, 2012 7:30 pm

Valpo sees many benefits in food waste, sludge mix

VALPARAISO | Using food waste to generate power at the city's sewage treatment plant could have multiple benefits besides lowering the plant's electric bill.

February 18, 2012 8:30 pm

Valpo considers using food to generage energy at sewage plant

VALPARAISO | With rising eletric rates, it's no mystery why staff members at the city's sewage treatment plant are always looking for ways to be more efficient.

February 18, 2012 6:00 pm
PHIL WIELAND: On NIMBYs and unicorns and rainbows

PHIL WIELAND: On NIMBYs and unicorns and rainbows

Here's a topic for a philosophical debate should you ever feel philosophic and want to debate something: Is there anything a NIMBY would not object to having in his or her backyard?

September 30, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Improve food storage to fight world hunger

There's more than enough food to feed the world -- at least there could be. This might not be hard to believe while still enjoying the late season harvests of corn, greens, squash and apples from places like Crown Point, South Bend and LaPorte.

December 18, 2010 12:00 am
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