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Swiss Buffet Banking on Waste

The global, national or even household cost of food waste can be difficult to quantify. Yet, sometimes it’s not too hard. At the Patrizietta restaurant in Switzerland, it costs 5 francs (roughly $5) per person. At the Ticino area restaurant you can take all you want from the 12 franc┬ábuffet, but not finishing it will [...]

May 12, 2014 | Posted in Restaurant, Unfinished Food Charge | Comments closed

Friday Buffet

File under ‘rising tide of food waste coverage:’ National Geographic ran┬áthis neat piece on how cities manage to compost their abundant food waste. — — Three Hawaiian universities have signed on to fight food waste. Hawaiian food waste takes on a heightened importance, as that food has probably been imported and it’ll likely be exported, [...]

June 21, 2013 | Posted in Composting, Friday Buffet, History and Culture, School | Comments closed
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