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Earth is reaching its best-by date. Better food processing and packaging can help restore its health

Earth is reaching its best-by date. Better food processing and packaging can help restore its health

The world currently wastes one-third of all food produced. The food processing and packaging industry can contribute to the transformation of food systems. Food packaging can adopt many approaches to a more sustainable supply chain. The United Nations’ latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report represents a code red for our …

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Food Waste Is Becoming A Billion Tonne Problem

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A new report released by the United Nations Environment Programme has revealed the shocking scale of global food waste. Its 2021 Food Waste Index estimates that people discard 931 million tonnes of food annually with per capita food waste averaging 74kg per household. 569 million tonnes falls into the category of household waste. …

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The Companies With the Largest Plastic Footprint

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Break Free From Plastic, a non-profit organization fighting plastic pollution, published the results of its annual brand audit last week. With the help of thousands of volunteers BFFP conduct a global audit of plastic waste collected in cleanups each year, in order to raise awareness and hold consumer companies accountable for their …

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