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The Conversation: The UK wastes millions of tonnes of food every year: here’s how we can change that


Yasemin Kor, Beckwith Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses food wastage problem in the UK and how we can change that.

“Research shows that preventing food waste at its source in this way can save nine times more carbon emissions compared with sending it to be recycled,” the article says. “Ultimately, the world needs fewer livestock fed on leftovers if we are to deliver nutritious food for all. And as for UK pig farmers? It seems that reducing food waste could literally save their bacon.”

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