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The Model Behavior of Municipal Composters

04/27/15 04:20PM

In 2009, San Francisco implemented a policy mandating that residents compost their food waste.  That year, the EPA estimated that over 97% of municipalities’ discarded food was ending up in either landfills or incinerators.  Besides being an undeniably shameful amount of food to waste (tens of millions of tons) in a country where millions go... read more

Meet our "Just Eat It" Panel

04/22/15 11:07AM

Wednesday is Earth Day and in honor of the annual celebration, msnbc is airing "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story". Following its premiere at 10 pm ET, Tom Colicchio will moderate a panel discussion to examine the price of food, the mysteries of food labeling and what we can do to curb food waste. read more

Pot Barons: Edibles – The Food Fight

Pot Barons: Edibles – The Food Fight

12/11/14 03:10PM

Weed is legal in Colorado and people have a right to enjoy it.  And when it comes to “edible” marijuana products, everyone agrees it’s important to keep kids safe. Nonetheless, there is a huge food fight under way. watch

Pot Barons: Tripp Keber - Edibles

Pot Barons: Tripp Keber - Edibles

12/11/14 10:30AM

That marijuana sales are generating a fortune in Colorado is not really a surprise to many.  That the sale of the “edibles”  is off the charts shocked even the leaders in the industry. watch

Pot Barons - The Race to Aurora

Pot Barons - The Race to Aurora

12/08/14 04:18PM

The business of banking is difficult, sometimes impossible, for owners of legal pot dispensaries.  But some say the personal restrictions on them have gone too far. watch


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