Posted Feb 5, 2019 A 38 per cent improvement in food waste collection from flats in Ealing alone could generate £26,000 of annual savings for the London borough, £28,000 in revenue for a local anaerobic digester (based on electricity sales to the national grid) and reductions in carbon dioxide emissions of around 270 tonnes, found Londoners Lab, a collaborative project consisting of Greater London Authority, University College London, Ferrovial Services Centre of Excellence for Cities and Future Cities Catapult.
Posted Feb 4, 2019 Grants of up to $25,000 are available to support innovative community-based efforts to reduce residential waste and increase participation in the City of Toronto's waste diversion programs.
Posted Feb 3, 2019 "Anyone who has food they're not going to eat just takes a picture and uploads it, and it immediately alerts people nearby that delicious food's available,'' said Saasha Celestial-One founder of the Olio app.
Posted Feb 2, 2019 Brazilians fight back against food waste by educating the youth and salvaging food.
Posted Feb 1, 2019 FoodMesh is a food exchange network. The company connects food producers and retailers with customers and charities who want the less desirable food products that retail stores just throw away. One of the charities that will soon benefit with a partnership with a food store is the Central Okanagan Salvation Army. Through the new program, the Sally Ann has been told to expect between 300 and 400 kilograms of food, including fresh produce and meat, every day.
Posted Jan 31, 2019 UK expertise in cryogenics, the science of extremely cold temperatures, and of thermal engineering could hold the key to bolstering the food chain by reducing the amount of loss from farm-to-fork and by doing so, helping farmers raise their income.
Posted Jan 30, 2019 When it comes to wasting food, we're world leaders. That's upsetting, to be sure, but the good news is that food waste is a problem we can tackle at the household level. It's not out of our hands. In fact, most of the food that's thrown away in Canada comes from consumers. Not farms, factories or huge manufacturing facilities — us.
Posted Jan 22, 2019 Should one eat omnivorously, organic and local, or go vegan? Is dairy milk production worse than California almond milk in terms of fresh water usage and carbon miles - and what about in terms of calcium? Which is better, farmed fish, wild fish or no fish? There are times when chickpeas feel like the only safe way to go.
Posted Jan 21, 2019 Unboxed Market, a 1,500 sq. ft. zero-waste store, is slated to open in February on Dundas West, containing a cafe, produce section, butcher counter, dry goods, bakery, grab-and-go table, smokehouse and charcuterie room.
Posted Jan 19, 2019 Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, said that "70% of [UK] banks, who normally have a shorter horizon, are viewing climate as a financial risk—not a CSR one."
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