Main Causes For Waste

Premiere DateDec 24, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
00:22 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Dana Gunders
03:00 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Main Causes for Waste
09:05 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Staff Scientist perspective
09:45 The Daily Beat Outro
09:54 Down Side Of Me CHVRCHES
15:00 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We focus on practical ways to reduce waste in the kitchen during the holidays.

Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday December 24, 2015: Americans are shocked to learn that the average household of four spends about $120 per month on food that’s never eaten. Dana Gunders may have some answers: “Whenever I talk about the issue at conferences or in the media, people always ask what they can do about it.”

Dana Gunders, staff scientist focused on food and agriculture, describes her book as a “light-hearted kitchen reference book packed with handy information to help reduce the amount of food wasted in your daily life.” Working for the Natural Resources Defense Council, she speaks with us about writing her book, Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook and reducing food waste.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…