Content tagged with Food Waste

Nine Simple Apps That Could Help You Live a More Sustainable Life

The food we eat, the clothes we wear, the way we travel: it all has an impact on the world around us. And when it comes to making informed decisions, unravelling facts from fiction is no easy task. Luckily, a growing number of smartphone apps are at hand to help - informing and motivating us to do what we can to lead more sustainable lives. Read on

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What Do Salads, Pizza And Renewable Energy Have In Common? More Than You Think

Even with the most efficient processes in place, over-ripened fruit and vegetables are still a source of food waste. Ideas to counteract the issue may include turning them into jams and conserves, quick sale at discounted prices, donation to food banks, or using them as animal feed. Soon, farmers might have an extra option at hand: using over-ripened tomatoes to generate electricity. Read on

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Ugly Fruit and Veggies Unite for Higher Farm Incomes and Environmental Benefits for All

As the recognition grows across communities, governments and businesses that food waste is no longer tenable and its economic, social and environmental impacts are no longer justifiable, initiatives that seek to tackle the issue have been springing up globally. By reducing food waste at the farm level, this organisation tackles the problem at the source. Read on

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Waste Not, Want Not: the Story of Germany’s Food-saving Revolution

What happens to bruised bananas, bread baked yesterday, and yogurts in imperfect packaging? More often than not, even slightly damaged food, though still edible, is deemed unsellable by retailers and thrown away. But in Germany, a grassroots movement is in full swing, and it looks to offer a unique and genuinely effective solution to the growing problem of food waste. Read on