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VCE Food Studies: Environmental sustainability in food processing, manufacturing, retail & consumption

Resources to assist students research the Unit 4 written report.

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).

Food Packaging


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Food Waste - Strategy and Policy

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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

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Food Waste - Consumers