Sustainable restaurants in Australia and the UK are fighting food waste by sourcing the food they serve to customers from dumpsters. Really.
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- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- SOLAR ENERGY
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
DEFRA, Britain’s Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, recently release new guidelines with regard to these food date labels, stating that the use of ‘sell by’ or ‘display until’ labels is confusing to the consumer.
Ziggy from sustainablog discusses takes on Trader Joe’s and other grocery retailers and raises a challenge: why do so many so-called “friendly neighborhood stores” toss out literally billions of pounds of food every year? Can’t we do something different about this?