Translating food loss and waste reduction into climate action

Jul 07, 16 Translating food loss and waste reduction into climate action

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SAVE FOOD at the first post-Paris Alliances and Coalitions Forum The first Alliances and Coalitions Global Forum took place in Rabat, Morocco, from 23 -24 June and convened global stakeholders to discuss how Parties and non-Party stakeholders through cooperative initiatives can accelerate climate action on the ground. With the new...

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“A real breakthrough” – UN announces first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste

Jun 08, 16 “A real breakthrough” – UN announces first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste

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A partnership of leading international organizations, including the United Nations, has announced the launch of a first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste while at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit currently underway in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard...

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Major hotel chain to grow vegetables at 1000 properties to cut food waste

Apr 13, 16 Major hotel chain to grow vegetables at 1000 properties to cut food waste

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Accorhotels, which includes Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure and Ibis, will reduce number of main courses on offer and record all food thrown away. One of the world’s biggest hotel chains has announced it will plant vegetable gardens at many of its hotels as part of a plan to cut food waste by a third. AccorHotels, which includes the...

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Reducing food waste would mitigate climate change

Apr 08, 16 Reducing food waste would mitigate climate change

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Reducing food waste around the world would help curb emissions of planet-warming gases, lessening some of the impacts of climate change such as more extreme weather and rising seas, scientists said on Thursday. Up to 14% of emissions from agriculture in 2050 could be avoided by managing food use and distribution better, according...

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Major Food Retailers in the UK Promise To Cut Food Waste And Stop Making Farmers ‘Dump’ Produce

Mar 15, 16 Major Food Retailers in the UK Promise To Cut Food Waste And Stop Making Farmers ‘Dump’ Produce

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Supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons have signed up to a radical pledge to slash their food and drink waste by a fifth over the next decade. The promise will reduce “abuses” by supermarkets, according to campaigners who say that for every two tonnes of food we eat in Britain, another tonne is thrown away....

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste Footprint

Feb 19, 16 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste Footprint

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What is food waste? Food waste is simply edible food that is not eaten. Generally speaking, there are 5 different types of food waste. The first is agriculture waste, which stems from farmers and agribusinesses’ regular discard of food that is misshapen, unusually colored, or too small to sell. The second is post-harvest...

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