Future food systems ‘must capitalise on circular thinking’

That’s according to a new report published by Veris Strategies, which says this is necessary to improve in terms of ethics, fairness and sustainability

Plant-based coating promises to keep avocados out of the bin

Apeel’s innovative technology to reduce food waste is being launched in Europe for the first time

Soil and agriculture ‘can play major role in mitigating climate change’

The United Nations Environment Programme says agricultural practices can be used to store ‘vast amounts of atmospheric carbon in the soil’

Australian startup RETURNR launches deposit scheme for clean takeaway containers

The sustainable scheme replaces single-use takeaway containers with reusable plates and bowls

Meat giant Maple Leaf Foods takes a bite out of emissions by going ‘carbon-neutral’

Meat production and consumption are widely considered to be major drivers of climate change

Food waste in tourism ‘is a bigger issue than previously thought’

New research suggests there are major gaps in how food waste in tourism is understood and calculated

Each American throws away nearly three metric tonnes of food over their lifetime

A new survey suggests this means each year the average US citizen wastes around $2,796 on food that ends up in the bin

Food Waste Reduction Roadmap secures 185 signatories in first year

The scheme aims to see the volume of food wasted across the country halved by 2030 and was launched last year by WRAP and IGD

Changing climate ‘is risking UK’s national food security’

The Environmental Audit Committee suggests a high dependency on imported fresh food, coupled with failure to act on climate breakdown, could mean shortages in the future

University of Cambridge slashes emissions with dietary switch-up

The university said its implementation of measures such as removing beef and lamb from the menu in 2016 has had a signficant effect on its carbon footprint