THAO TRANG IDOL URGES “EAT UP FOOD”, HAVING A CHILDHOOD STRUGGLE FOR FOOD

Having undergone many difficulties in her life and career, not only does successful pop singer Thao Trang appreciate what she has, she also wants to help foster strong values in her community. The Vietnam Idol winner had a difficult childhood, during which she and her family often faced financial hardship….

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Changing lifestyle: Stop wasting food

Leveraging the power of social media, the “Stop Wasting Food” campaign hopes to contribute significantly to transforming food management within communities, encouraging less waste and redistribution to those in need. In an article published in 2014, entrepreneur, philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates powerfully highlighted the impact that hunger…

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Wasting food – the environmental terminator

Food is essential to our survival, but with the rise of globalisation and the ease of access to more exotic and indulgent foods, the concept of ‘eating to live’ has become a thing of a past. With this abundance of good foods to eat, and the luxury of choice, society…

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Singapore moves to tackle food waste with pilot schemes

Close to 800,000 tonnes of food was discarded in Singapore in 2013. That’s one person throwing away 730 bowls of rice in one year – and half of that is generated by households. Image: Shutterstock

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Restaurants to photograph hungry children to prevent food waste

In an effort to tackle unnecessary food waste, the Monopol Luzern hotel in Switzerland issued a notice to its guests displaying shocking images of starving children in Africa alongside these messages, printed in both English and Chinese: 'Good morning. For ethical reasons, we do not dispose of any food pieces….

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Save the poor, France bans the supermarket to dispose of food.

France has become a trailblazer in the fight against food waster, introducing a new law that bans supermarkets over 400 metres squared from disposing of or destroying left over food. Instead, in an effort to combat the growing problem of food wastage, all food must be donated to charity. With…

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Launching the program "Stop wasting food"

Millions of people continue to suffer from hunger across the world. Indeed, one out of every seven people suffers from hunger (3) while 20,000 children starve every day (4). Despite this, however, each year 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted (1). This is enough to feed 3 billion people…

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Green Consumer

The power to change society lies in the hands of the consumer. All it takes corporations to clean up their act is for the consumer to make a few small changes to their habits. The extent to which the market relies upon supply and demand is often underestimated. Too much…

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Waste of food – greed

Wasting food is becoming an alarmingly prevalent trend around the globe, with more than 1 billion tonnes of food thrown away every year as millions of people continue to die of hunger. Moreover, due to the carbon dioxide emitted during the decomposition process, these mountains of wasted food are also…

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The picture shows that the day of the Earth's destruction is coming near

Global population explosion, environmental pollution and the extinction of rare animal species are the biggest challenges that the world faces in coming decades as modern man struggles to return to living sustainably on the earth. …. This is Chinese athlete Yao Ming proudly standing in front of a dry-dead elephant…

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