The Story of Food Waste

"Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.

"Wasted!" exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows ushow each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century.

Director(s): Anna Chai, Nari Kye
Production: Matthew Alvarez, Jared Andrukanis, Anthony Bourdain, Jonathan Clasberry, Eliza Comer, Zero Point Zero Production Inc., Rockefeller Foundation, VER
Music: Giulio Carmassi, Bryan Scary
Actors: Dan Barber, Tristram Stuart, Mark Bittman, Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, John Morgan, Danny Bowien, Judith Rodin, Eve Turow Paul, Lia Celi, Doug Rauch, Shinobu Namae, Lara Gilmore
Year: 2017
Duration: 85 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): English
Language (subtitles): English
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: Japan, United States, South Korea
Screening rights: Starz! (United States) | Super LTD (United States)

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Main topic(s): Global Food
Secondary topics: population soil do it yourself food security renewables meat food waste footprint innovation industrial agriculture climate circular economy marketing recycling social entrepreneurs overfishing cooperation
Mentions: food production food system cook consumption supermarkets landfill composting chef fast food healthy food
Topic Page(s): Global Food

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