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Food waste: how much of it is consumer responsibility?

Last Friday Sainsbury's ran another switch the fish day. Customers who asked for one of the so-called "big five" – cod, haddock, tuna, salmon or prawns – were offered a free alternative fish: lemon sole, coley, local trout, mussels or Cornish sardines.<p>An estimable initiative such as this, which …

Agriculture

Pay-As-You-Feel Cafe Feeds Thousands on Food Waste

Adam Smith knows food. A trained chef who has worked in numerous restaurants, the 29-year old also knows firsthand how much perfectly good food is …

The world wastes $400 billion in food every year

Old, rotten food is part of a growing $400 billion problem.<p>That's how much food is wasted by consumers every year around the world, according to a new report by U.K. nonprofit Waste & Resources Action Programme.<p>The vast majority of food is wasted in Asia, followed by Europe and then North …

Cut down on food waste by putting this in your fridge

It's estimated that 40 percent of all food produced in the U.S. is wasted. A big chunk of that is wasted somewhere between the farm and our homes, …

Innovation insights for business growth

Since the UK’s sugar tax was introduced on 6 April, sales of soft drinks in the country rose in value by £5m t...<p>BGG and Solix Algredients have …

The Nature Conservancy

The Disco Ball: A Weapon Against Food Waste? | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Photo credit: Shutterstock</i><p>I freely admit that I've never associated the polyester leisure suits, gold chains, and platform shoes with efforts to …

Tips for Minimizing Food Waste

Food waste has environmental, economic as well as social impacts. The rising per capita income and expenditure, living standards, affordability and …

Simple solutions to minimizing food waste

March 12, 2015 | by Josh Fischer<p>Food waste is a fact of the restaurant business, and for something that cannot be completely avoided, the toll it …

Canadian grocer will sell ugly fruits and vegetables at a discount

<b>Loblaws is taking a fabulous step toward reducing food waste that will benefit shoppers, farmers, and the planet.</b><p>Canada’s largest grocery retailer …