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Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier.

In addition to building our own happiness, choosing gratitude can also bring out the best in those around us.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/22/opinion/sunday/choose-to-be-grateful-it-will-make-you-happier.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&mtrref=www.nytimes.com&assetType=opinion&_r=2

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5 High Tech Ways Companies Are Tackling Food Waste During The Holiday Season

In 2013, Americans threw away 204 million pounds of turkey, according to the NRDC. That’s $277 million worth. Or put another way: the resources it took to grow those turkeys is the equivalent to the amount of water needed to supply New York City for 100 days. The US Department of Agriculture reports that 35 percent of turkey is not consumed during the holiday season.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/lyndseygilpin/2015/11/20/5-high-tech-ways-companies-are-tackling-food-waste-during-the-holiday-season/


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A way out of food waste: Upcycle food to hunger relief

Food waste is often mentioned in the news lately. Forty percent of food in America goes to waste and the annual estimated retail value of wasted food in the United States is more than $165 billion. Food is also the largest component of waste in our landfills. As food rots, it emits methane, a gas 20 times more harmful than CO2.

But there’s good news: most food waste is preventable.

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/way-out-food-waste-upcycle-food-hunger-relief