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CBC Radio Interview: HEAL’s Paul van der Werf on Food Waste

CBC Radio Interview: HEAL’s Paul van der Werf on Food Waste

Early Thanksgiving Monday morning Paul van der Werf was on CBC radio, chatting about the HEAL food waste research. In particular he discussed the economic and environmental impacts of food waste and how this creates a value proposition that can help motivate households to reduce their food waste. Hear the full interview here:

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HEAL Paul van der Werf’s ‘Fields to Forks’ CTV segment

The Heal’s Paul van der Werf talks to CTV London’s Marek Sutherland about his household food waste research in a ‘Fields to Forks’ segment: https://london.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1292199#1501140 In London, single family households throw out on average $600 of avoidable food waste each year. Close to 75% of food waste’s environmental impact (e.g., greenhouse gases) occurs from the farmers […]

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The quantity of food waste in the garbage stream of southern Ontario, Canada households

Although it is clear that food waste is a prominent problem present globally with both economic and environmental consequences, there is little consensus on the exact amount of worldwide food waste generation as many current estimates are indirect and outdated. Direct measurements of waste streams, through waste composition studies, offer a potential strategy to develop […]

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