According to a new report, this small food labeling tweak could eliminate 50 million pounds of food waste each year in the UK.
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Zero waste grocery stores are popping up in France. Day By Day, a company whose mission is to make food shopping more environmentally responsible, has just opened its 4th zero waste market in Lille. The others are located in Versailles, Meudon-la-Forêt and Fontenay-le-Fleury.
Maybe this headline should read “New York Bans Styrofoam, Chemical Companies Freak Out.”
A new study looked at common chemicals used in the food industry and found 175 harmful chemicals in food packaging that could be leaching into our food.
Food packaging is an often unsung part of our food waste problem, but these grocery stores are trying to change that by changing the way we shop for food.
Germany is getting its very first zero packaging grocery store: Original Unverpackt in Berlin. Take a peek!
PepsiCo recently filed a patent for a new paper bottle. Will it launch a packaging revolution or just a new waste stream? According to BeverageDaily.com, PepsiCo filed a patent for a new paper bottle with the World Intellectual Property Organization for a process for making bottles from paper fibers, although an internal plastic liner would still be […]
What do you think about Trader Joe’s? Does your town have one? Do you shop there? I’d love to hear your experiences!
The Boscaini family have been the owners of the Masi Agricola Vineyards in one of Italy’s best wine regions, Valpolicella, for six generations. Sandro Boscaini, the company president, along with his children and brothers run Masi Agricola and the newest generation of owners are fully committed to integrating environmentally friendly initiatives into their winemaking practices. […]
Austin residents will soon be able to pick up their groceries at a zero waste grocery store set to open this fall.
For many folks, the first thing they think of when talking about sustainability and wine is organic grapes. While this is a very logical place to start, sustainability in the wine industry encompasses so much more.
Food packaging is perhaps one of the biggest drains on resources in our society. We use petroleum to make it, use it once, possibly recycle it, but it has a pretty good chance of ending up in the North Pacific Garbage Patch or a landfill. Researchers are investigating a new dairy-based “plastic” that could revolutionize […]
I’ve had a few run-ins with boxed wine in my day, mostly in college, and they’re experiences I’d care not to revisit. But when I visited a local wine shop that focuses on budget-friendly wines, and saw French Rabbit’s eco-friendly claims, I had to check it out. My thoughts, after the jump…