Note from the editor: This paper is part of a series of 3 articles focused on the circular economy in India. This series follows the report “Circular economy in India: Rethinking growth for long-term prosperity” led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with the support of ClimateWorks and UNCTAD as knowledge partner.
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Around one third of all food produced is wasted across the value chain. While much of that waste occurs at an even earlier stage, there are significant issues for supermarkets and restaurants disposing of large quantities of food that goes unsold. However, there’s no questioning the potential value of this
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A new study produced by researchers at the University of Cambridge shows that if the European Union lifted the current pigswill ban and utilised food waste ‘heat-treating’ technologies developed in East Asian countries to turn food waste safely into pig feed, around 1.8 million hectares of agricultural land could be
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s recent Growth Within report revealed that over 30% of food produced in Europe each years ends up being wasted. Current initiatives have been focused on tackling the issues at the household and supermarket level. However, the Growth Within figures are reflective of the entire value chain and the challenge
Recent research has shown that almost one third of the food produced globally is wasted. In the U.S., the figure reaches as high as 40%. There’s long been an intuitive assumption that there’s nothing wrong with most of the food wasted and a startup based in Washington D.C. called Hungry