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Is this the end of the era of expiration dates?

Is this the end of the era of expiration dates?: Morrisons has stated that it would no longer include ‘use by’ dates on its milk products in an effort to decrease food waste. The change, which will take effect at the end of January, will result in roughly 90% of its own-brand milk being labelled…
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Cows produce clean heat for 750,000 UK homes

Cows produce clean heat for 750,000 UK homes: Cows are doing their bit to help the UK cut its emissions created by household heating. Analysis from Energy Networks Association (ENA) details that enough biomethane green gas is currently being made to supply 770,654 homes. That is over the amount of all the households in the…
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Insects to purely convert food waste into animal feed

Insects to purely convert food waste into animal feed: Cambridge-located business Better Origin has created a product that it says uses insects to ‘naturally convert’ food waste into animal feed. Though it claims the transformation to be natural, the technology channels the power of AI & is fully autonomous. The product works by feeding the…
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Sewage and food waste powered trucks?

Sewage and food waste powered trucks? Wessex Water have plans to use trucks powered by food waste and sewage on roads this summer in the aim to drive down emissions. The claim is, that by converting these trucks from diesel to biomethane, they will remove the equivalent of approximately 100 cars from the roads, with…
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In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable was binned

In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable was binned:  In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable to consumers globally was binned. It is estimated that approximately 931 milllion tonnes of food sold to retailers, households, restaurants and other food services was wasted in 19, this is according to the Food Waste Index Report…
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Brits bin nearly 42% of the food they purchase each year

Brits bin nearly 42% of the food they purchase each year: Brits throw out around 42% of the food they purchase, with an approximate £2,675 of items ending up in the bin each year. That’s as reported by current research by Samsung, that discovered that the major cause of food waste is that people don’t…
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Wasted food generates 6 times greenhouse gas emissions

Wasted food generates 6 times greenhouse gas emissions: Food waste is destroying the environment and forcing catastrophic climate change, according to sustainability charity WRAP. A new study published by the organisation alerts that climate change cannot be stopped if society doesn’t stop wasting food and explains that shockingly, less than a third of people realise…
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