food waste

Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Huge quantities of nutritious foods end up in landfills instead of meeting Americans' dietary needs," said lead author Marie Spiker, from the Johns Hopkins University in the US.

May 15, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
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.

Apr 11, 2017, 15:02 PM IST
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.

Mar 07, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

'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.

Sep 15, 2016, 15:50 PM IST
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.

Jul 13, 2016, 15:25 PM IST