ReGrained UpCyclist

  • Make More With Less This 4th of July

    As we gear up for a unique year of July 4th celebrations, let's look at how we make American the land of the Waste Free.
  • ReGrained Stands For Justice. Here Is How.

    We started ReGrained with a mission to create solutions, but this past week we shifted our focus. We are slowing down, taking a step back, listening, and critically examining our own role in the problem. In no uncertain terms, we believe that systemic racism and the ongoing oppression of the Black community must end. Black Lives Matter. More broadly, we stand with all who experience injustice and commit to the active and ongoing process of being antiracist and a better ally. 
  • 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.
  • Staying true to your social and environmental values while shopping during COVID-19

    As the shelter-in-place has continued, here are some ways to get our food safely and remain true to our social and environmental values.
  • 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.
  • ReGrained Presents: Ralph and Roxy's Upcycling Adventure

    At ReGrained, we live to breed enthusiasm in the world about upcycling and food waste action. Our passion for the issue started with a clear “a-ha!...
  • 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.
  • A Beginner's Guide To The Upcycled Food Movement

    If you ask me, it’s not the tactics, but rather the philosophy that makes “upcycling” a relevant and compelling movement. When done authentically, upcycling is environmentalism that happens to be profitable. Profit as the means, protecting our planet’s precious resources is the end. 
  • ReGrained’s Guide to Stocking Your Pantry

    If you know how to shop, the pantry can present a reliable backup plan for those times when you’ve run out of a fridge staple your recipe relies on. Of course, not all pantry items are created equal. Read on for advice on what to look out for when choosing nutritious shelf-stable foods to keep on hand in your home.
  • Hot Take: How Shelter In Place Might Be Your Best Opportunity Yet to Waste Less Food!

    In a “Shelter-In-Place” environment, we’re forced to take a rare opportunity to reflect and refine our daily habits. What are some ways adapting to this curveball can be a net positive? Keep reading for 5 helpful tips on reducing food waste in the midst of a quarantine.
  • ReGrained Puffs: Snacking, Leveled UP(cycled)

    A new contender has entered the snack space, and they're not only packing both a crunch and a flavor punch but an arsenal of functional health benefits. If you're a fan of salty snacks, get ready for a new favorite. Enter: ReGrained Puffs.