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Food Waste: IHE’s New Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 30, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

According to reports, worldwide we humans waste between 30-50% of our food sometime during the production and consumption cycles. That’s a lot of waste, and an invaluable resources that isn’t finding its way to those… More

Food Waste Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 30, 2014 | Filed under Business & Social Entrepreneurship, Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Global Issues Guides, Health, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on food waste issues to help you learn and/or teach about this global issue. More

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“Thinking Snack Time”: Help Kids Tackle Trash

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 17, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

How to integrate humane education into the curriculum may not always be immediately obvious, but as teachers, you have other, countless opportunities throughout the day to bring the humane lens to your students. Teacher and… More

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13 Resources for Teaching About Food Waste

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on September 23, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

According to a new report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), worldwide we’re wasting more than 30% of our food. And the impacts of such waste aren’t just hurting hungry people and bolstering… More

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Dive!

by Jeremy Siefert

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 17, 2013 | Filed under Activism, Consumerism, Food & Diet, Media & Culture, Resources, Videos/Movies

Food waste is a significant problem. Depending on which reports we consult, worldwide we humans waste between 30-50% of our food. There are increased efforts to reduce food waste in schools and in communities, but… More

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Humane Issues in the News

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 9, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking.   “Taping of farm… More

Solutionary Spotlight: Group Gleans Wasted Food for Hungry People

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on January 25, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

It’s a sad and unacceptable fact that worldwide we humans waste up to 50% of our food. That’s a lot of fruits, vegetables, and other goodies that could help feed the hungry. So why isn’t… More

Humane Issues in the News

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on January 15, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking. “In debt, and digging… More

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste During the Holiday Season

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on November 23, 2011 | Filed under Humane Connection

Image courtesy of Neogene via Creative Commons. According to the UN, one third of food worldwide is wasted. That’s a lot of waste when so many are going hungry and so many animals are suffering… More