Thursday 2 July 2015
Food waste

‘Best before’ dates add to food waste says study

"Best before" dates on food add to a mountain of waste in Europe and could be scrapped for some long-life produce, a group of European Union states have argued in a discussion paper prepared for an agriculture ministers meeting on Mond


Bahrain alerts on waste food during Ramadan

About 25 per cent of food purchased in Bahrain during Ramadan will be thrown away, said a top environmentalist, adding that the waste takes up landfill space and releases harmful emissions when it breaks down. It is estimated that


Wasting food is like stealing from poor: Pope

Pope Francis denounced on Wednesday what he called a "culture of waste" in an increasingly consumerist world and said throwing away good food was like stealing from poor people. &nbs


Dubai resort to set up compost plan

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, is set to become the first hotel in the UAE to implement a Bokashi compost programme to improve environmental stability. Bokashi is a Japanese word m

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