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Debbie WisemanDebbie Wiseman is an activist, web developer and food animator from St. John's. She serves on the board of the St. John's Food Policy Council. the Social Justice Co-op of NL and Happy City St. John's. In 2020, she co-founded the not-for-profit Sharing The Harvest NL, and lobbied the provincial government to change legislation to allow hunters to donate moose and caribou meat to food banks. She is an advocate for poverty reduction, food security, active transit and reducing waste.

 

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Food Waste, News |

Sobeys Teams With Second Harvest To Divert Food From Landfills

Empire Company Limited, the parent company of Sobeys stores, have formed a national partnership to implement the Second Harvest Food Rescue App. Second Harvest’s food rescue app will enable…

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The Facts Of Food Waste

My name is Leah White, and I work for Second Harvest as their operations lead for Newfoundland and Labrador.   Second Harvest is Canada’s largest food rescue…

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Composting, Food Waste |

Western Environment Centre New Composting Initiative

Based in Corner Brook, the Western Environment Centre is partnering with the city of Coroner Brook to create community gardens and is now focused on composting of household kitchen and garden waste.…

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Food Waste |

A Guide to Food Waste Audits

Second Harvest, a nation wide company looking to tackle the issue of food waste in Canada, recently held an online seminar on how to do a food waste audit in your kitchen. 58% of all food produced in…

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Food Waste |

Podcast: The opportunity of food waste

Is food waste really an opportunity? Denise Philippe of the National Zero Waste Council believes so. Listen to this discussion where she outlines gaps in our food system and shows us where…

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