From avocado drinks to repurposed lard: Using creativity and culture change to tackle Philly food waste
Nearly 20 percent of people in Philadelphia are food insecure. We visited the researchers, restaurateurs, and entrepreneurs changing this by rethinking food waste.
PHILADELPHIA—Sheetal Bahirat was making a big batch of guacamole when she realized her leftover avocado seeds were food waste.
“I was like, ‘I’m a food waste researcher. This is so ridiculous if I throw this away. I have to find out what I can do with it,'” she told me as we sat in an industrial-sized kitchen.