Sustainability through food to empower youth

Sustainability through food to empower youth

Waste not, want not!
In-Depth

Every year, one-third of global food production is lost along the production chain or thrown away. Find out more about food waste and how to rework the content with your students. Bilingual materials are available in Italian and English.

Waste not, want not!
A monograph on food waste and food loss

Each year, one third of global food production is lost or wasted. Food wastage is a complex phenomenon encompassing many different issues, starting from the distinction between waste and loss. In this teaching guide, one can learn more about this topic and find some proposals for exercises and lesson plans, specifically addressed to the different school grades.

Waste not, want not!

Knowing food loss and waste
Video lesson

Ludovica Principato, researcher at Roma 3 University, analyses the issue of food waste, unveiling the figures behind it, the types of food waste and their environmental, economic and social impacts.

This video was made in 2019. See the monograph for the latest data.

Knowing food loss and waste

An example against food waste
An Interview with Marc Zornes, Founder of Winnow

With this interview we can understand how, with common sense and awareness, we can all make our contribution to fight food waste. Technological innovation can be a valuable ally: Winnow is a start-up that works for the restaurants. It is a digital system for mapping, quantifying and analysing waste along the food preparation phase. In that way, it is possible to carry out targeted and precise anti-waste interventions.

This video was made in 2019. See the monograph for the latest data.

An example against food waste
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