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food waste Archives

Japanese companies go high-tech in the battle against food waste

Food waste in Japan adds up to more than 6 million tonnes a year, costing the economy US$19 billion.

Waste warrior: dealing with Australia’s systemic food waste problem

Joint investment in packaging innovation to extend shelf life is particularly important in the current environment, expe...

Woolies partners with Sydney Zoo to feed animals with surplus food

Fresh food which is unfit for human consumption will be feed to the zoo animals in a bid to further reduce waste.

Australia’s food waste problem fueled by meal delivery services

The nation's total food waste bill is now $10.1 billion, up from $8.9 billion dollars in 2018,

Why Kellogg’s is backing Yume – the ‘eBay for surplus food’

Food waste warrior Katy Barfield is supporting Australian food manufacturers to get a return on surplus product.

Woolworths puts food waste program in place at all stores

Woolworths recorded an average year-on-year reduction of 8 per cent in food waste sent to landfill over the past three y...

Tesco reduces food waste by 17 per cent

Tesco is calling for more businesses to reveal food waste data.

Aussies reduced food wastage by $700m last year

More to be done, as new food delivery trends causing increasing food waste.

How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

The foods causing health epidemics and the way food is produced is pushing the planet to the brink.

Reducing food waste can protect our health and our planet’s

Research show that smaller portions reduce food waste as well as waistlines.

Coles pledges to halve food waste by 2020

Supermarket to get rid of single-use plastic bags on July 1.

Foodbank, Perfection Fresh partner to reduce food waste

Research shows fruit and vegetables have highest wastage rates.

Home biogas: turning food waste into renewable energy

Research says Australia is one of the most carbon-intensive countries.

Woolies supports Government’s National Food Waste Strategy

Plans to reduce 50 per cent of food waste by 2030.

The war on waste

Food charities are not the only answer.

Supermarket standards drive food waste

Up to 87% of edible tomatoes left to rot.

Packaging changes could reduce $50bn waste bill

Suppliers will be key in reducing Australian food waste.

How many people can Australia feed?

The country supplies a wide variety of fresh food.

Campaigns urging us to ‘care more’ about food waste miss the point

"We actively prioritise the health and well-being of our family and friends."