Our Most Popular Food and Fuel Stories of 2015

Eco Living
Dec 22nd, 2015 | By Amy Leibrock

In case you missed any, here’s a roundup of our most popular blog posts of 2015. As you can see by this list, our readers are more interested than ever in learning about the food waste problem and finding ways to fix it. On the fuel side, stories about innovation and idling reduction were popular, too.

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Food Stories
1. 5 Ways to Green Your K-Cup: Originally posted in 2014, we updated this popular guide to convenient coffee that doesn’t inconvenience the planet in March.

2. Watch John Oliver Take Aim at Food Waste in America: Late-night comic John Oliver’s report on the U.S. food waste issue opened new eyes to the problem.

3. How to Compost at Work: A starter guide to reducing food waste in the workplace

4. USDA and EPA Set Historic Goal to Cut U.S. Food Waste in Half: Groundbreaking news in the fight against food waste

5. How the Fridge of the Future Will Fight Food Waste: Your refrigerator called; it’s out of milk

Fuel Stories
1. Building a Better Gas Tank: Our report on Infinite Composites Technologies, a company poised to revolutionize fuel storage and efficiency

2. New Ways to Reduce Idling in Your Community: We’ve heard you. You’ve taken our pledge to stop vehicle idling, and you want to do more. Now you can.

3. Are School Buses Ready to Go Electric?: New technology can make our nation’s most important fleet leaner and greener

4. New York City May Enlist Citizens to Help Enforce Idling Laws: A bill was introduced that will reward NYC citizens for reporting idling violators

5. The Future of the Electric Car Battery: The electric vehicle is one of the most promising sustainable methods of personal transportation. But what about the batteries used to power them?

I Value Food
We also launched I Value Food, a campaign to help consumers reduce food waste, in 2015. Your clicks have voted these three resources the most popular. Check them all out here.

1. What Expiration Dates Really Mean
2. 10 Ways to Get Kids to Waste Less Food
3. Produce Storage Cheat Sheet

Tagged: food waste, compost, sustainable living, USDA, fuel efficiency, EPA, electric vehicles, idling, K-Cups, coffee, John Oliver, Infinite Composites Technologies, Green Living

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