Posts Tagged ‘food waste’

Target: Halve food waste

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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An international panel of experts, Wednesday, appealed to governments to commit to halving food waste and loss by 2030. The panel says the waste is morally, economically and environmentally unacceptable. Giving the panel his endorsement, Pope Francis tweeted: “We must put an end to the culture of waste, we who pray to the Lord to Read more

Food waste is deadlier than malaria

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Reducing food waste will reduce hunger and malnutrition, and save an estimated $1 trillion a year, a newly released report says. The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report, ‘Preventing nutrient loss and waste across the food system: Policy actions for high-quality diets,’ finds regularly eating poor-quality food has become a greater public health Read more

Supermarket helping food waste collection

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Since 2011, Wellington-based Kiwi Community Assistance (KCA) has responded to local hunger by rescuing food that would otherwise go to waste. Last year KCA rescued in excess of 107,000kg of food from across New Zealand – a figure that is set to increase thanks to partnerships with three Countdown stores in the Tawa, Porirua and Read more