The First Place to Reduce Food Waste Is in Your Kitchen.
Food waste is the single largest component of our trash and a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. The good news is that there's a bounty of practical tips to help save money and reduce organic waste coming from home. For instance, start with the fridge. Human beings spend a lot of time and resources into the growing and catching, harvesting and packaging, distributing and marketing of food. We buy it, we bring it home, we cook it and serve it, we clean up after it, and
Its bananas to let them go to waste.
A new study from Sweden focused on just one area of food waste – grocery stores – and set out to see which items were most likely to go to waste. The results, though not necessarily surprising, are certainly eye-opening. A mere seven fruits and vegetables represented about half of all produce that goes to waste in supermarkets, according to researchers at Karlstad University. The seven worst offenders were bananas, apples, tomatoes, lettuce, sweet peppers, pears and grapes –
Chris Stephens MP came to our Coffee morning to talk foodbanks.
It was not our usual coffee morning as Chris Stephens MP stopped by to talk about the important issues effecting our city and society today. The meeting went well with everything from poverty to foodbanks and the council being discussed. Everyone at the coffee morning joined in on the lively discussion. We would like to thank Chris Stephens MP for coming by sharing information and ideas with us as we shared ours and thoughts on how to improve the situation. Hopefully another