ReGrained UpCyclist

  • What Is Upcycled Food?

    Upcycled foods use ingredients that otherwise would not have gone to human consumption, are processed using verifiable supply chains, and have a positive impact on the environment.
  • If you want to stop climate change, you’ve got to stop wasting food!

    If we are to reach the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline by the year 2050, then food waste reduction is the climate change solution that, if scaled up, would have the largest emissions impact globally.
  • Shelter-In-Place Hack: DIY Upcycled Spa Water

    In the process of adjusting to a new normal within an unpredictable landscape it’s helpful to highlight the simple joys we can sprinkle into our daily routines. Making this easy, upcycled spa water is a small step we can all take to fight food waste AND stay-at-home stress. If your WFH regimen is feeling stale, read on for this refreshing recipe!
  • 5 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Upcycled

    The truth is upcycling is not a novel concept. For generations before us our ancestors found ways to maximize resources and invent new uses for common goods. In fact, it’s likely you’ve been eating upcycled for years without even knowing! Keep reading for a list of 5 common food items you may not have realized were upcycled.
  • Food Waste and 10 Easy Ways to Avoid It

    Reducing food waste largely boils down to creativity. ReGrained is the epitome of what can come from combining creativity with sustainability. Read on to uncover 10 tips for amazing and innovative ways can you upcycle at home!
  • Laying Less Food to Waste: 10 Facts To Know

    We’ve gathered the evidence below– If you’re still unconvinced, keep reading for some mind-blowing facts about food waste in the US. The following facts should be enough to convince anyone it’s time to kick waste to the wayside.
  • Eat Local: How and Why?

    We often think of eating “local” in terms of where our produce comes from, but where our shelved goods come from is also an important aspect of eating locally. 
  • Chef Alison’s 26 Tips to Reduce Your Food Waste

    I’ve compiled a list of tips that anyone can apply today. Pick one or two at a time, baby steps. Start perhaps with #17, #18, and #4 - or wherever you like, just start!
  • 6 Tips for an Earth-Friendly Picnic

    Spring has finally sprung! The combination of great weather and Earth Week warrants a picnic, wherever you are!
  • 5 Ways To Waste Less Food This Earth Week

    The first issue we’d like to highlight for Earth Day is an issue very close to our hearts: Food Waste.
  • From Pumpkin Guts to Glory: Squashing Food Waste This Halloween

    1.91 billion pounds of Halloween pumpkins are grown every year in the U.S., and while they’re perfectly ok to eat, most end up in the trash. We owe it to our planet and ourselves to spend at least as much time upcycling our pumpkins as we do picking them out at the patch. So, here are some tricks and treats to ensure you aren’t haunted by food waste this Halloween...
  • ReGrained’s Guide to Waste-Free Rotisserie Chicken

    Here are some tips for using every bit of your rotisserie chicken (or any other whole bird) from the food-waste experts at ReGrained.