Tag Archive for 'water wastage'

People waste up to half of all food produced

January 10th, 2013 by Institution of Mechanical Engineers

A report “Global Food, Waste Not, Want Not‘ by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that as much as 50% of all food produced around the world never reaches a human stomach due to issues as varied as inadequate infrastructure and storage facilities through to overly strict sell-by dates, buy-one-get-one free offers and consumers […]

Power shower use quickly uses more water and energy than baths

November 30th, 2011 by Unilever UK and Ireland

A study by Unilever UK and Ireland is the first to reveal what British families really get up to in the shower. The findings will enable scientists to help consumers to save energy, water and money. Using innovative new technology, developed at Unilever’s Port Sunlight R&D laboratory, researchers are now able to monitor actual showering […]