Tag: food waste

ROAST SPINACH CROWNS W/ BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BACON

ROAST SPINACH CROWNS W/ BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BACON

If I’m cooking spinach I prefer the bigger, more robust leaves of English spinach opposed to the delicate salad leaves you can buy pre-packed at the supermarket. The leaves stand up better to heat and, when bought in big bunches, work out to be much […]

Frugal Food Fights Food Waste: Sardines on toast

Frugal Food Fights Food Waste: Sardines on toast

Food waste is a big issue for modern families. Eating simple, self-contained meals is one of the easiest ways to ensure you’re not wasting the food you buy, not wasting your hard earned money, and also not contributing to more food waste being sent to […]

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 […]

Beef Brisket Papardelle

Beef Brisket Papardelle

During those blissful dole bludging university years, this brisket pasta dish, was, in one form or another, a regular feature on our supper table. As any budgeter will know, pasta is cheap, filling and easy to transform into something delicious with minimum effort. There was […]

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 […]