Food waste - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Food waste


Filipino is part of winning team in IBM Food Waste Developer Challenge

Oct 14, 2019 - 3:02 PM

Justin Banusing of the University of Washington is part of FreShip, which uses smart containers to monitor food freshness and makes that data available for bidders to buy the food, helping prevent waste

4 hal yang bisa dilakukan untuk mengurangi sampah makanan

Jul 18, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Tahukah kamu jika setiap orang di Indonesia membuang makanan seberat 300 kilogram setiap tahun?

What if our farmers give up on us?

Jul 09, 2017 - 3:15 PM

It is time to rethink how each of us can help Filipino farmers even in small ways

FARMERS. Let us rethink ways to help farmers in the Philippines

Senate bill: Restaurants must donate excess food to charities

Jul 24, 2016 - 4:45 PM

The proposed Zero Food Waste Act seeks to improve the state of food security in the Philippines

epa01769192 A Filipino couple try to feed their children as they share a bowl of rice at a roadside in an urban poor district of Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines 22 June 2009. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that world hunger could reach a historic high in 2009, with 1.02 billion people going hungry every day. The FAO reports that poor communities have less access to food due to lower income, rising unemployment and rising prices of food resulting from the world economic crisis. EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

How to stop food wasting? Start in the household

Jun 11, 2015 - 8:45 AM

A Cornell University study finds that food wasting can be decreased by changing shopping and food habits at the household level

Marikina food waste trucks turn trash into 'treasure'

Feb 24, 2015 - 9:05 AM

The city has begun collecting food waste from restaurants turning them into fertilizer and saving on city garbage expenses

COLLECTING FOOD WASTE. One of Marikina's two food waste trucks collects from around 40 food establishments in a day. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

The problem with unlimited rice

Jun 28, 2014 - 9:45 AM

A diverse diet is key to better health but in a country that s big on rice this might be a problem

PH food wastage: Think twice before wasting your meal

Mar 20, 2014 - 6:12 PM

There is enough food in the world for everyone but one third of all food is wasted globally

FOOD LOSS. Among developing countries like the Philippines, food loss occurs even before consumption. Food is already lost during the production and postharvest stages. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Tools to help you minimize food waste

Jan 23, 2014 - 3:15 PM

Every Filipino wastes 3 3 kg of rice a year equivalent to over 300 000 metric tons nationwide

SMART SOLUTIONS. Stop food waste from your smart phone with these helpful apps. Photo from shutterstock

During holiday excess, combat food waste

Dec 03, 2013 - 7:42 PM

The holidays is a time of excess but it is important to keep in mind the consequences of food waste and the environmental and social challenges that it presents to policy makers business leaders and consumers

LEFT OVERS. This holiday season be mindful of your food waste. Image from Shutterstock

Growing a better future in a hungrier and warmer world

Oct 16, 2013 - 8:06 PM

Oxfam s country director writes about the 3 ironies in food production and consumption in the Philippines

RURAL WOMEN. Women farmers from the Sultan Kudarat province in Southern Philippines pose for the camera. Photo by Dante Dalabajan

Environment Day 2013: Think, Eat, Save

Jun 05, 2013 - 11:54 PM

On World Environment Day advocates aim to promote awareness about the alarming situation of food consumption and waste