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May 2016

Waste Not: Food Waste, Resource Conservation, and You

May 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
City Blossoms: Marion Street Intergenerational Garden, 1519 Marion St. NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
Free

The American food industry discards 150 million pounds of food every day — the equivalent of 523 Titanics per year! This class will review the causes of food waste and ways to reduce it, debunking myths along the way. (For example, is the food you are throwing out actually bad?) In addition, you’ll learn how to co-opt this system of entitlement to help feed the world and save the environment, and how to limit your participation in systems of economic…

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October 2016

Waste Not: Food Waste, Resource Conservation, and You at Takoma Park NatureLab

October 23, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Takoma Park NatureLab, 7003 Carroll Ave.
Takoma Park, MD United States
Free

The American food industry discards 150 million pounds of food every day — the equivalent of 523 Titanics per year. This class will review the causes of food waste and ways to reduce it, debunking myths along the way. (For example, is the food you are throwing out actually bad?) In addition, you’ll learn how to co-opt this system of entitlement to help feed the world and save the environment, and how to limit your participation in systems of economic…

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December 2016

Food Waste and Dumpster Diving Discussion with Zachraň jídlo

December 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Studia ALTA, Západní křídlo Invalidovny, Sokolovská 136/24
Prague, Czech Republic
Free

Join an English language discussion about dumpster diving and food waste in the USA with filmmaker William Reid.

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October 2017

Waste Not: Food Waste, Resource Conservation, and You

October 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Northeast Branch Library, 330 7th St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States
Free

The American food industry discards 150 million pounds of food every day - the equivalent of 523 Titanics per year. This class will review the causes of food waste and ways to reduce it, debunking myths along the way. For example, is the food you are throwing out actually bad? In addition, you’ll learn about the environmental damage caused by food waste, and various efforts to co-opt the current agricultural system to help feed local communities. This class will be led…

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December 2017

Trash Empire Premiere at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival

December 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Britton Theater, 3938 S Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33611 United States
$10

Over the past two years filmmaker William Reid has only spent $5.50 on food. He survived off of food from the dumpster. Now he's on a mission to better understand what is going on. Throughout the film he leverages the absurdity of his diet to gain access to key people in government and industry while he explores the underbelly of American agriculture. Price of admission allows you to watch films all day!

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May 2018

Trash Empire Screening and Q&A at the Toronto Public Library

May 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Port Union Library, 5450 Lawrence Ave E
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Free

Screening of Trash Empire followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker at the Port Union Library in Toronto. Over the past two years filmmaker William Reid has only spent $5.50 on food. He survived off of food from the dumpster. Now he's on a mission to better understand what is going on. Throughout the film he leverages the absurdity of his diet to gain access to key people in government and industry while he explores the underbelly of American agriculture.…

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July 2018

Trash Empire NYC Premiere

July 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003 United States
$7

Trash Empire is screening in NYC as part of NewFilmmakers at Anthology Film Archives! Come to hear a scandalous story about food waste that you haven't heard, and that you won't hear anywhere else. Trash Empire screens at 6pm and is followed by six more films!! Admission for the entire evening is $7. Learn more and see the entire lineup at http://newfilmmakers.com/. View this event on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/832510810272549/.

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September 2018

Trash Empire Screening and Q&A at Colony Club

September 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Colony Club, 3118 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC United States
Free

Over the past two years William Reid has only spent $5.50 on food. He survived off of food from the dumpster. Now he's on a mission to better understand what is going on. Throughout the film he leverages the absurdity of his diet to gain access to key people in government and industry while he explores the underbelly of American agriculture. Come to hear a scandalous story about food waste that you haven't heard before. Trash Empire screens at 8pm…

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October 2018

Trash Empire Film Screening and Q&A at the DC Public Library

October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
Free

Come to hear a scandalous story about food waste that you haven't heard before during this Studio Lab Express program. Trash Empire screens at 7pm and is followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker. Trash Empire (35 mins) Over the past two years, William has only spent $5.50 on food. He survived off of food from the dumpster. Now he's on a mission to better understand what is going on. Throughout the film he leverages the absurdity of his diet to gain access to…

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June 2019

Filmvorführung in Berlin at Kitchen Impossible

June 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kitchen Impossible, Grunewaldstraße 9
Berlin, Germany
Free

Hier im Kitchen Impossible, Grunewaldst.9 Eintritt frei! Mit anschließendem Gespräch mit dem Filmemacher. Come for a screening of Trash Empire followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker.

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October 2019

Trash Empire Screening and Q&A at the National Food Recovery Dialogue

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Trash Empire will be screening in at Drexel University as part of the Food Recovery Network's National Food Recovery Dialogue. Come to hear a scandalous story about food waste that you haven’t heard, and that you won’t hear anywhere else.

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Trash Empire – Locavore Film Series Screening at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse

October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204 United States
$10

Trash Empire is screening as part of Women in Film and Video's Locavore series at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse! Come to hear a scandalous story about food waste that you haven't heard. Doors open at 6:30- show begins at 7:30. Trash Empire screens first and five films are included in the $10 price of admission.

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Waste Not: Food Waste, Resource Conservation, and You

October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Northeast Branch Library, 330 7th St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States
Free

The American food industry discards 150 million pounds of food every day - the equivalent of 523 Titanics per year. This class will review the causes of food waste and ways to reduce it, debunking myths along the way. For example, is the food you are throwing out actually bad? In addition, you’ll learn about the environmental damage caused by food waste, and various efforts to co-opt the current agricultural system to help feed local communities.

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November 2019

Trash Empire Screening and Q&A at George Mason University

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
George Mason University HUB VIP Room 2, 4400 Rivanna River Way
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
Free

GMU's Campus Kitchens and Green Patriots are hosting a screening of Trash Empire followed by a Q&A!

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January 2020

Trash Empire Screening W/ Director Q&A at University of Michigan

January 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2024 Dana University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability, Dana Building 440 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
Free

Join us for a screening of Trash Empire, a documentary about dumpster diving and food waste, followed by a Q&A with the director William Reid. FeelGood Deli will be providing free grilled cheese, so please RSVP if you are attending so we know how much to order. https://tinyurl.com/TrashEmpireUM Sponsored by PitE and Food Recovery Network.

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February 2020

Taste the Waste | A Sustainable Learning Series feat. the Documentary “Trash Empire” at the World Bank

February 10, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
World Bank room J1-050, 1850 I St NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
Free

Please join us for a documentary screening of Trash Empire, followed by a discussion on Food Loss and Waste.   Trash Empire ‧ Short/Documentary ‧ 35 mins Over the past two years filmmaker William Reid has only spent $5.50 on food. He survived off of food from the dumpster. Now he's on a mission to better understand what is going on. Throughout the film he leverages the absurdity of his diet to gain access to key people in government and industry while he explores the underbelly of American…

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Waste Not: Food Waste, Resource Conservation, and You at Rooting DC

February 29, 2020 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Ron Brown High School, 4800 Meade St NE
Washington, DC 20019 United States
Free

The American food industry discards 150 million pounds of food every day - the equivalent of 523 Titanics per year. This class will review the causes of food waste and ways to reduce it, debunking myths along the way. For example, is the food you are throwing out actually bad? In addition, you’ll learn about the environmental damage caused by food waste, and various efforts to co-opt the current agricultural system to help feed local communities. This class will be led…

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October 2020

Trash Empire Screening and Q&A in Rome, Italy

October 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parco della Certosa, Via Galeazzo Alessi, 114
Rome, Italy
Free

Trash Empire will screen with Italian subtitles in an outdoor, socially distanced environment. An English language discussion will immediately follow the screening. Come to hear a scandalous story about food waste that you haven't heard, and that you won't hear anywhere else!  

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