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BY Sam Colyer ·
28·09·21
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas, and inspiration from across the world that demonstrate how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. This time we’re looking at food waste and some of the inspiring yet perhaps unconventional ways to tackle the problem.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
17·05·21
With the right resources and materials, composting at home has become a straightforward process. Compost is an important ingredient that you can add to the soil to aid plant growth, helping your plants and garden to flourish. Waste such as food scraps and yard waste usually easily ends up in landfills. So besides its benefits […]
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12·09·20
Food waste may occur at any stage of the food supply chain, such as processing, retail, and consumption. It is, now more than ever, evident that food waste has become a global issue. Beyond the food product, we also waste resources such as fuel and water through the entire supply chain process. This wastage is […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·08·20
Many of us find comfort in the vague knowledge that somewhere out there, someone is recycling our waste. But have you ever asked, “what happens to my recycled food waste?” Food waste is a major issue. Each year, people around the globe throw away vast quantities of food.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
30·05·20
One of the best things you can do to live in a greener and more eco-friendly way is to compost food waste instead of throwing it away. Composting is far easier than you may imagine. Even if you don't have a garden or any outside space at all, there are ways to compost food waste […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
27·04·20
On a global scale, we need a wholesale rethink of how we package most of our purchased food. Food packaging forms a major component of the waste from most households. According to the EPA, we can attribute almost 45% of the waste in US landfills to food and packaging. Many of those packages are food-related. […]
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09·02·20
So much of the food that we produce or consume goes to waste. In fact, 1.3 billion tons of food goes to waste each year and much of that will go to landfill. As a result, this food waste breaks down and produces methane and methane is far more damaging to our environment than CO2. […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·02·20
Many of us now share the goal to live more sustainably. Through the food choices we make, we can reduce our individual impact on our planet. Here we take a look at 7 food sustainability projects and how they show the way towards a more sustainable future.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
30·01·20
Across the developed world a great deal of us takes our food supply for granted. We have ample choice, supermarkets shelves are stocked full and a simple click later we’ll receive whatever our budget can afford delivered to our homes the next day. Given that we all will recognise at some point food needlessly going […]
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26·01·20
Supermarkets offer variety and more importantly, convenience. However, this does not necessarily make supermarkets the right choice. With growing numbers of local producers and retailers, there are many reasons to buy local food. From fruits and vegetables to meat and dairy, local produce offers us something different to the products we can buy in a […]
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06·01·20
World hunger is on the rise, despite the work of people and organizations (such as the UN and World Bank) to tackle this problem. The global spend to make worldwide access to food possible reaches into billions of dollars. By looking at this problem, one could easily assume that there’s a shortage of food. But […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·07·19
How much food do you throw out each day? Several studies have concluded that the largest amount of food waste occurs in households. Data shows that in the U.K., households generate up to 7.1 million tonnes of wasted food per year. In the U.S., a single individual could generate up to 219 pounds of wasted […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·06·19
Estimates suggest that one-third of the food produced globally goes to waste. With food waste as a growing worldwide issue in mind, here are some tips to waste less food. Whether for great taste, nutritional value and healthy eating, or both, we all have our reasons for the type of food we consume. Once we’ve […]
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08·05·19
Food waste is a growing problem with increasing populations and issues through the value chain. It's estimated a staggering 32% of the food that we produce in the world goes to waste. We can all play a part to raise awareness, educate and improve the status quo.
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