• By Julie Stefanski
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  • October 8, 2017

Pittsburgh Schools Aim for Less Waste & Better Nutrition with Smarter Lunchrooms Movement

By Michelle Algeo, RDN, PAND Media Team As the Health and Nutrition Coordinator for Pittsburgh Public Schools, Elizabeth Henry, MS, RD, LDN has a pearl of wisdom to offer any school district or other organization considering conducting a plate waste study: Do it. But be prepared to be floored by the results. “We did a […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
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  • June 28, 2017

8 tips for Cutting Back on Food Waste

by Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN The United States Department of Agriculture  (USDA) estimates that 30 – 40 percent of the food supply ends up as waste.  That translates to an estimated $161 billion dollars in food that ends up in landfills and millions of calories and nutrients lost, wasted money and increased methane gas emissions. […]