Food Wastage – GBRI
 

In Britain, 44% of the bread produced ends up as waste. Tristram Stuart, founder of anti-food waste organization Feedback, decided to do something about this wastage and came up with the idea of Toast Ale – a craft beer that substitutes part of the malt it would otherwise have used with leftover bread. Today, a large number of breweries […]

Read More

Food waste is a huge problem all over the world. In America alone, about one-third of total food produced ends up as waste in landfills. Once there, the food rots and emits huge quantities of methane, which then contributes to global warming. Scientists have long been trying to find a viable solution to the world’s […]

Read More

In order to minimize spoilage and ensure best quality to its customers, Walmart is collaborating with its suppliers to move perishables through the supply chain more quickly. The retail giant says improved quality of perishables would also help build trust among its customers. “It starts with fresh. It starts with consumables,” says Marc Lore, president and […]

Read More

The Walmart Foundation and the Foundation for Food Agriculture Research are investing $1.3 million in a research to enable farmers to increase the proportion of crops that are harvested and delivered to the highest value destinations. The research will be conducted by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). While consumer-facing businesses and homes account for more than 80% […]

Read More

In true spirit of the Earth Month, The Kroger Co. has launched an ambitious program- ‘Sustainability Lives Here’- involving events and customer engagement to help highlight easy, earth-friendly and sustainable living practices.  The program aligns with Kroger’s corporate sustainability focus, which includes a goal of zero waste designation by 2020. Along with this campaign, Kroger is […]

Read More

In December 2016, Michigan State University did the unthinkable with 500 2.5-gallon containers of mayonnaise that were no longer fit for consumption. The freezing temperatures had compromised the quality of the mayo and thus, it couldn’t be donated to local food banks too. Luckily, the school has sustainability officers tasked with curbing waste that came up […]

Read More