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War on Waste - Food Waste
War on Waste Season 2 Episode 3 - looks at excess supermarket plastic packaging and retail food court waste (2018, 57 min).
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Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation website
APCO is a not for profit organisation partnering with government and industry to reduce the environmental impact of packaging in Australian communities and achieve the 2025 National Packaging Targets. See the Resources section for statistics, information reports and strategy documents relating to packaging, including food service and food retail packaging.
Eat your food, and the package too (article) – National Geographic
Article about a range of innovative food packaging ideas, prototypes, designs and delivery systems as alternatives for plastic and single-use packaging.
Food Waste - Strategy and Policy
Ugly vegetables are a major cause of food waste
Plastic Waste - Four Corners investigation
Four Corners investigation detailing how 'big plastic' used clever marketing campaigns to persuade consumers and environmental groups to carry the burden by recycling rather than reducing the amount of plastic manufactured, allowing exponential growth. (2020, 43 mins.)
2019 Report on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
Food Waste in Hospitality and Retail
Includes information on how OzHarvest rescues excess perishable food from hospitality, encourages food waste minimisation, protecting the environment and assisting charities to provide food relief and redirect cost savings to other programs