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Reducing Water Loss Requires Upgrading Aging Ag Water Infrastructure

Expert BlogCaliforniaArohi Sharma
California’s ag sector will continue to struggle with unsustainable water use until it addresses broader inefficiencies across its aging water delivery system. Upgrades to California’s water delivery system, such as lining canals to reduce seepage, pressurizing water delivery pipes, installing…

EPA Announces GGRF Awards

Expert BlogUnited StatesAdam Kent
The GGRF will direct long-overdue funding to projects that reduce pollution, lower energy costs for families across the United States, and create good-quality jobs – all while catalyzing an unprecedented wave of private sector investment.

Reducing Food Waste for the Climate, Nature, and People

Expert BlogUnited StatesAndrea Collins
Reducing food loss and waste offers an opportunity to address many of our world’s existential challenges, including combating the climate crisis and biodiversity loss, improving environmental health protections, and fighting racial injustice.

Cover Crops Are a Smart Investment

Expert BlogUnited StatesClaire O'Connor, Lara Bryant

White House FY25 budget requests funding for cover crops to support clean water, fight climate change, and build resilience on farms.

USDA Grants for Food Waste Reduction 

Expert BlogUnited StatesMadeline Keating
Composting and food waste reduction cooperative grants provide critical federal funding for cities and counties.

2023 Wins in Food Waste & What’s Next in 2024

Expert BlogInternational, United StatesYvette Cabrera, Madeline Keating, Darby Hoover, Nina Sevilla, Andrea Collins, Anya Obrez

NRDC’s food waste team reflects on all we’ve accomplished this year and what we’re most excited for in 2024

Food Matters: Year-in-Review

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Madeline Keating, Darby Hoover, Nina Sevilla, Anya Obrez, Andrea Collins, Yvette Cabrera

Through NRDC's Food Matters initiative, U.S. cities work to prevent food from becoming waste, rescue surplus food, and recycle food scraps. 

Bipartisan Farm Bill Extension Signals Hope for 2024

Expert BlogWashington, D.C., United StatesAllison Johnson, Matthew Kaplan, Jeff Slyfield, Jeffrey McManus

The one-year Farm Bill extension ensures short-term continuity, and we look forward to a full 2024 Farm Bill that protects people and the environment