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The Shocking True Extent of Australia’s Food Waste Issue

The Shocking True Extent of Australia’s Food Waste Issue

BY DELICIOUS AUSTRALIA TEAM Mar 06, 2017 Food waste is a cultural, environmental and economic problem of staggering proportion, but there is hope. Lindy Alexander talks to those coming to the rescue with way to help curb this global issue. Imagine this: you are at […]

Food waste is a scandal, but to blame it on millennials is nonsense

Food waste is a scandal, but to blame it on millennials is nonsense

BY NELL FRIZZELL for THE GUARDIAN UK Photo: Flavia Morlachetti/Getty images When I die, I would like to be buried in a large, biodegradable, click-n-lock Tupperware coffin, my hair glistening beneath a rubber-seal lid, my feet resting against the firm clear sides like a pair […]

Instagram generation is fuelling UK food waste mountain, study finds

Instagram generation is fuelling UK food waste mountain, study finds

Photo: Getty images/Hero images BY: REBECCA SMITHERS for THE GUARDIAN A generation gap in attitudes towards cooking and eating is helping to fuel the UK’s food waste mountain, research reveals, driven by time-poor millennials who do not understand the value of the food on their […]

FOOD WASTE ARTICLE: UK households wasted 7.3 million tonnes of food in 2015

FOOD WASTE ARTICLE: UK households wasted 7.3 million tonnes of food in 2015

BY: Ashley Cowburn for The Independent food waste Household food waste increased to 7.3 million tonnes in 2015, new figures have revealed, leading to accusations the Government is failing in its ambition to bring down waste in Britain. The latest statistics from the Waste and […]

THE CONVERSATION: How do food manufacturers pick those dates on their product packaging…

BY: Londa Nwadike, Kansas State University No one wants to serve spoiled food to their families. Conversely, consumers don’t want to throw food away unnecessarily – but we certainly do. The United States Department of Agriculture estimates Americans toss out the equivalent of US$162 billion […]

Australian Communities are Fighting Food Waste with Circular Economies

Australian Communities are Fighting Food Waste with Circular Economies

BY BERNADETTE McCABE for THE CONVERSATION August 29th 2016 Around 4 million tonnes of food reaches landfill in Australia each year. This forms part of Australia’s organic waste, the country’s largest unrecovered stream of waste that goes into landfill. There’s a missed opportunity here to […]

Why Americans Lead the World in Food Waste

Why Americans Lead the World in Food Waste

BY ADAM CHANDLER for THE ATLANTIC Americans waste an unfathomable amount of food. In fact, according to a Guardian report released this week, roughly 50 percent of all produce in the United States is thrown away—some 60 million tons (or $160 billion) worth of produce […]

Meal Plans – A How To Guide

Meal Plans – A How To Guide

Meal planning can make all the difference when you’re trying to stay on budget and not waste any food. I find one of the biggest pitfalls of busy modern living is going to the supermarket every day and buying food, forgetting what you’ve got at […]