Tag Archive for 'wasting food'

Guernsey’s food waste highlighted by the Public Services Department

June 25th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department is highlighting just how much food is currently going in the bin to help encourage islanders to reduce this waste. The States of Guernsey department unveiled its latest campaign outside the Town Market, in St Peter Port where it has installed stacks of tyres and a pile of […]

Cheap food isn’t to throw away

February 9th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Seeing destitute people at Victoria Station in London rushing by outdoor tables of eateries and snatching disposable plates of leftover food abandoned by paying customers is a reminder of how many people are perpetually hungry. Many of us take food for granted. About one third of the weight of Guernsey’s household waste is made up […]

An additional one billion people can be fed with current resources if food losses are halved

October 10th, 2012 by Aalto University

More efficient use of the food production chain and a decrease in the amount of food losses will dramatically help maintain the Earth’s natural resources and improve people’s lives. Aalto University researchers have calculated how many people could be fed by reducing food losses. They have published their research in the paper ‘Lost food, wasted […]