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Food wastage: Modi govt may soon fix portions served to you in restaurants, hotels

Food wastage: Modi govt may soon fix portions served to you in restaurants, hotels

In last month's monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed concern about food being wasted.

Coming soon – Tires made from eggshells, tomato peels

Coming soon – Tires made from eggshells, tomato peels

In tests, rubber made with the new fillers exceeds industrial standards for performance, which may ultimately open up new applications for rubber.

'Food waste may store solar, wind energy'

Some scientists have been exploring sugar alcohols as a possible material for making thermal storage work, but this direction has some limitations.

Americans' habit of throwing half of food produce deepens poverty, creates havoc on environment

Americans' habit of throwing half of food produce deepens poverty, creates havoc on environment

This practice, which is usually supported by furnishing reasons such as “cult of perfection”, poverty and hunger in fact inflicts a hefty toll on the environment.

Longer the school lunch periods, more the healthy eating

 A recent study has linked short lunch periods in schools to less healthy eating among kids.

Gulf countries among world's top generators of food waste

Most GCC countries face a dearth in arable land and fresh water sources thus, depend heavily upon imported food staples to meet domestic food demand.