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  • Foodwise Articles  »  Food Waste

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    Got a sustainable food idea? Enter this competition from Electrolux

    Electrolux are looking for innovative ideas to inspire sustainable home cooking in a new global competition. Check out how you can enter here!
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    Food Waste Fast Facts

    We all love eating - but how much are we throwing out? These fast facts take you through the basics.
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    The conscious cafe inspiring students

    Sitting opposite UTS Broadway is one of Sydney’s most active players within the sustainable food space – Olive Green’s Café. This cosy welcoming café aims to promote food sustainability by serving a great variety of organic ingredients and reducing food wastage.
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    Top 10 Tips for National Leftovers Day

    For many people, Christmas is a time of plenty. With a little planning and some food saving tips under your belt, that plenty need not include waste. These are DoSomething's top 10.
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    Nude Food Day 2013

    Working in conjunction with Nutrition Australia and National Nutrition Week to encourage healthy eating for a healthy body, Nude Food Day 2013 tackles two of Australia’s biggest and growing concerns: excess landfill, and childhood obesity levels.
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    Australia: One of the greatest places in the world to live but at what cost?

    With groceries being more expensive in major Australian cities than our English and American counterparts, this makes the issue of food waste even more of a pressing issue, since we want to make the food we eat worth every cent we paid for.
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    Cheat Sheets

    The FoodWise Cheat Sheet series is a guide to being more sustainable in your kitchen. In 3 easy stages, this series outlines the simple actions you can take that will reduce your household waste, save you money and help the environment.
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    The fish finger footprint

    How many of us have looked at our plate before beginning a meal and seriously considered the resources gone into bringing it to us? Jon Dee looks at the journey of your average fish finger to make you think twice before scraping your plate.
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    SecondBite releases `The Environmental Impact of Fresh Rescued Food’ report

    Food rescue organisations don't simply help out Australians doing it tough, they're also responsible for huge savings for our environment. New research from SecondBite reveals just how much.
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    So much food, so much waste

    All countries waste food. What divides the poor and the wealthy is how it's wasted. Australian science favourite Dr Karl breaks down the staggering numbers on food waste.
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    The true ‘paddock to plate’ impact of food waste

    You may think eating fish fingers is as easy as popping them under the grill, but just how much energy was involved in their manufacture?
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    FEATURED Kylie Kwong

    Kylie Kwong on food waste and how we can curb it

    Kylie Kwong talks to Foodwise about food waste and her steps to curb it - both in her restaurant and at home. Take a peak for a delightful insight into her philosophy on food.
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    Global hunger report says “start now”

    This October has seen the release of the annual Global Hunger Index - a report designed to track and measure hunger and the success or failure of reduction strategies.
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    Halving food losses could feed an additional billion people

    New research out of Finland reveals that halving our food could feed up to 1 billion people - almost 15% of our global population.
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    Maggie Beer’s FoodWise tips

    'Think local, think seasonal' is Maggie's mantra. The doyenne of the Australian kitchen shares a few tips to get you on your way to healthier, more sustainable eating habits.
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    FEATURE ARTICLE SecondBite

    A SecondBite of the food system apple

    Food rescue not-for-profit SecondBite discuss how and why 5% of Australians experience personal 'food insecurity' - those who lack access to safe, nutritious food from a non-emergency source.
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    Food waste – a global problem

    Each year one third of our global world food supply goes to waste. For a breakdown of where our food is going and how we can be part of the solution, these UN documents offer some answers.
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