Tag Archives: food waste

A nanocrystal clear food waste solution? US team develops sustainable shelf-life technology

      Comments Off on A nanocrystal clear food waste solution? US team develops sustainable shelf-life technology

The Purdue University team is now looking for industrial partners for its biodegradable, advanced barrier coating A team of Purdue University, US, researchers have manufactured an innovative new process that uses cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) to create advanced barrier coatings for food packaging. The technology can be used to create non-toxic and biodegradable packaging solutions. The shelf-life extending process also has… Read more »

Share

A little more (sustainable) packaging, please…

      Comments Off on A little more (sustainable) packaging, please…

If you want to keep your donuts fresh longer, you’re going to need more packaging. This illustrates an Eco-Insights lesson about packaging and food waste.

Share

Consumer Goods Forum Makes Tough Pledge to Tackle Food Waste

      Comments Off on Consumer Goods Forum Makes Tough Pledge to Tackle Food Waste

In order to help CGF members implement the new resolution, an implementation plan has been developed. The plan includes key steps that will help develop a baseline, monitoring and public reporting mechanisms, communication and engagement plans and implementation toolkit.

Share

Packaging the problem of food waste

      Comments Off on Packaging the problem of food waste

While East Africa is fighting its worst food crisis in 60 years, the amount of food thrown away worldwide is rising. Elisabeth Fischer finds out how the food packaging industry, policy-makers and consumers can help tackle the growing food mountain.

Share