Author Francesca Bosancic

Hi! How cool would it be to live in a world where no food is wasted? Food production requires valuable, scarce and environmentally harmful resources that are wasted every day. This waste is avoidable. My goal is to raise awareness and inspire and move you all to stand up against food waste. Let's actively tackle this issue together so we can reduce the unnecessary consequences of food waste!

1 Food Waste: Climate Footprint

What’s your diet’s carbon footprint? Switching to a plant-based diet can help fight climate change, according to a major report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). But what is the difference between beef and chicken? Does a bowl of rice produce more climate-warming greenhouse gases than a plate of chips? Is wine

2 5 Tips to Fight Food Waste at Home

Fighting food waste requires a mental shift and willingness to use what you’ve got even if you don’t feel like eating it and would rather order takeout. It gets easier if you equip yourself with the right tools and brush up on some basic cooking skills. Start by following these easy tips and start making

0 The Story of Too Good To Go

3,5 years after saving its first meal in Copenhagen, the company Too Good To Go has now saved 29 million meals and avoided the equivalent of more than 72,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, the equivalent of 15,000 vehicles driven for one year. Through a community of 18 million users called “waste warriors,” the company

4 7 Initiatives Shaping the Future of Food in Switzerland

Here are some initiatives from all over Switzerland that campaign against food waste: 1. Äss bar The concept of the Äss-Bar is very simple: baked goods and patisserie that bakeries could not sell until the shop closes are offered at a reduced price the following day in the Äss-Bar under the motto “fresh from yesterday”.

8 Food Waste: From Crisis to Business Opportunity

Consider the last time you brought home a haul of fresh fruits and vegetables, looking forward to a week of healthy eating, only to have your berries go bad overnight, your greens wilt in the fridge and the avocados go soft on the counter. Wasting food can be frustrating, and a hit on your wallet. 

13 Use By Vs. Best Before

It’s happened to all of us: you’re looking for something in the freezer, fridge, or pantry and discover food that has been forgotten. Your first impulse is to throw it out, but wait! Is it still good? Chances are it is!  According to the European Commission, an estimated 10 percent of the EU’s 88 million annual tonnes

14 5 Urgent Interventions to Reduce Food Loss and Waste

In this post, I  analyze 5 urgent interventions – in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 – to reduce food loss and waste across supply chains. These interventions will help catalyze ambition, mobilize action, and accelerate progress toward cutting the rate of food loss and waste in half—to the benefit of people and

15 What Everybody Ought to Know About Food Waste

How much food did you leave on your plate the last time you ate?  Have you ever bought a large popcorn bucket at the movie theatre and not finished it? Me neither, but that’s not the point. Food waste is a bigger problem than many realize. Let me give you some insights into what you’re actually doing when you scrape your