The Rethink Food Waste Challenge is on! On May 14th, 213 households in Deschutes County began collecting their household’s food waste in an effort to increase awareness around the issue of wasted food. They will do this for 4 weeks, recording each week’s wasted food weight or volume. The first week, which has come and gone, the theme was […]


Food waste is a big deal in the United States, with global implications when it comes to climate change.  On a day to day basis, you might feel like you don’t waste much food, but here are a few quick facts. 40% of food in America is wasted. 90% of us throw away food too […]