Posts tagged food waste
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story.

On a mission to sustain themselves purely on food waste (expired or thrown out foods), Grant Baldwin and Jen Rustemeyer set themselves on six month journey raiding dumpsters and filming their lives. As Grant and Jen show from their “dumpster dives”, the film is proof that there is no shortage of edible food to be found in the dumpsters of warehouses and supermarkets. Filmed mostly in Vancouver, B.C. and surrounding areas, the film often juxtaposes agricultural lands alongside the highly manufactured aisles of local supermarkets stressing their interconnectivity. Dumpsters are exposed as bottomless pools of packaged goods to both pity and marvel at. At its heart, not only is Just Eat It a worthy primer on the issue of food waste, it is a light-hearted yet earnest vignette into the lives a middle class couple wanting to learn more about the world around them.

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