Wasted — food use trends bad for us and the economy

Wasted — food use trends bad for us and the economy

As a major exporting nation, it’s hard to comprehend that a reported 20% of New Zealand children live in households where food runs out. Even more bonkers, at the same time New Zealand households produce an estimated 300,000 tonnes of food waste for kerbside...
Para Kai food waste trial successful despite Welly wind

Para Kai food waste trial successful despite Welly wind

The average Wellington household disposes of 3.2kg of food waste per week — adding up to 30,000 tonnes of food waste going to landfill per year, or the same weight as 62 jumbo jets.  The food waste trial Para Kai was launched by Wellington City Council on the Miramar...
Waste Not Want Not

Waste Not Want Not

Reviewed by Vicki Ravlich-Horan  Recipes by Sarah Burtscher Food waste, it’s a bigger problem than plastic yet one many of us are not concerned about.  What’s the harm in throwing that crusty dry loaf of bread away? Or that over ripe banana you know no one is going to...