A New Age of Food Production

Though food packaging waste is an issue in and of itself, the waste of the food inside is another problem entirely. Fed up with the misuse of land, energy, water, logistics, and packaging that goes into wasted food, some farmers are coming up with creative solutions to feed the world’s people instead of its landfills. [...]

 

Though food packaging waste is an issue in and of itself, the waste of the food inside is another problem entirely. Fed up with the misuse of land, energy, water, logistics, and packaging that goes into wasted food, some farmers are coming up with creative solutions to feed the world’s people instead of its landfills. Food waste is a massive problem in the United States and around the world. 40% of all food grown in the U.S. is wasted. Overall,...
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5 Ways Packaging is Fighting Food Waste

Most of us do not realize the staggering amount of food we throw away in today’s society -- and much of it, it turns out, doesn’t need to be disposed of at all. From production, to packaging, to store shelves, to the consumer, there are countless ways for us to fortify our food system and [...]

Most of us do not realize the staggering amount of food we throw away in today’s society — and much of it, it turns out, doesn’t need to be disposed of at all. From production, to packaging, to store shelves, to the consumer, there are countless ways for us to fortify our food system and get it to those that need it, rather than to the landfill. Here’s a list of five. In the United States, 31 percent of our...
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It Came from Inside the Package: How Smart Packaging...

In an increasingly interconnected world, we’re relying more and more on our devices and the way they communicate with the objects around us. We’re seeing the advent of a world where we’re not only getting information from other humans and our computers - we’re getting it from the objects and devices that make up our [...]

In an increasingly interconnected world, we’re relying more and more on our devices and the way they communicate with the objects around us. We’re seeing the advent of a world where we’re not only getting information from other humans and our computers – we’re getting it from the objects and devices that make up our daily lives. The world of packaging is no exception, as smart technology is becoming able to provide us with live data to enhance every aspect...
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