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China launches campaign against food waste

China launches campaign against food waste

China has launched a new campaign against food waste. This happened after Chinese President Xi Jinping insisted on this. He called the numbers of food wasted in China shocking and disturbing. The COVID-19 crisis and severe floods are also related to the president's...

28th September | Sir David Attenborough to premiere new feature film: A Life On Our Planet

28th September | Sir David Attenborough to premiere new feature film: A Life On Our Planet

This autumn Sir David Attenborough, famous for Planet Earth and Our Planet, will release a new feature film, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet. The film will be shown in cinemas globally and delves deeper into exploring the planet and protecting it for future...

PBL: Use influencers to change consumer food consumption

PBL: Use influencers to change consumer food consumption

Consumers are not only able to eat more sustainably and healthily, according to a new study carried out by the PBL (Planning Bureau for the Environment in the Netherlands). The advisory body recommends, among other things, to use influencers to entice consumers to...

AI rubbish bin reduces food waste

AI rubbish bin reduces food waste

A Swiss start-up is helping companies measure their food waste. After all, we have to measure things often to be able to improve them. The Kitro company has designed an AI rubbish bin that measures how much food is thrown away. In this way, companies gain insight into...

Roompot and Too Good To Go enter into cooperation

Roompot and Too Good To Go enter into cooperation

Roompot has entered into a partnership with Too Good To Go, which means that they can save about 20,000 meals annually. Currently, there are 19 different parks from Roompot that offer daily surpluses in the Too Good To Go app. The so-called "Magic Boxes" are filled...

Drop in food waste during UK lockdown

Drop in food waste during UK lockdown

UK citizens have risen to the challenge of lockdown by making the food they buy last longer and go further, according to the latest survey into food habits, behaviours and attitudes from WRAP. With supermarkets operating strict social distancing rules, restaurants...

We have to move towards a more sustainable food system

We have to move towards a more sustainable food system

A new research report shows that we need to change the way we produce and distribute food to ensure better food security in the future. This is concluded by European scientists concerned with the question of how this change should take place. Katrien Termeer,...

22nd April | World Earth Day

22nd April | World Earth Day

Today it's World Earth Day. And it may be more of a relevant topic than ever. In the current times, where the vulnerability of people and the planet is extra visible. That is why it is important today to pay extra attention to how pollution and waste, in any way, can...

Dutch supermarkets provide insight in food waste

Dutch supermarkets provide insight in food waste

On average, 98.3% of all food offered by supermarkets in the Netherlands is sold. 1.7% of the food, in kilograms, does not reach the consumer. This shows research carried out by supermarkets, the Central Food Trade Agency (CBL), Wageningen University & Research...

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