June 2, 2020
Do we need to package food to avoid food waste? How important is packaging to delivering on food safety or longer shelf life? What materials should food be packaged in? How can food packaging reduce our carbon footprint? A national research project titled
Less Food Loss and Waste, Less Packaging Waste tackled these questions. It explored the economic and environmental considerations around choosing whether to package or not to package, and with what choice material.
Hear from the National Zero Waste Council and the lead research team Value Chain Management International –
Martin Gooch as they share findings and recommendations.