Cookie Policy

We use cookies to make our website effective and useful for you. To continue, please accept the use of cookies.

I accept

How we use cookies

Northern Ireland Environment Link Logo
 

News

 

Events

 

Jun 2020 right left

01

Influencing the Policy Agenda

Tuesday 2nd June

£99 (NIEL Member rate)

03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26

Wildflower Walk

Saturday 27th June
RSPB Portmore Lough 1 Georges Island Road Aghalee BT67 0DW
£5.68 – £6.95

28
29

Management of Extreme Events in Lakes and Catchments

Tuesday 30th June
Muirhevna Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd., Dundalk, Ireland
€20 – €60

    
 

One fifth of our food is wasted 13 February 2020

We’re worse with food waste than we think (via BBC)

 
wasted-food

 
By Helen Briggs 

Common estimates for global food waste are too low, according to Dutch researchers, who suggest every person in the world is wasting about 500 calories of food a day.

Without waste, we could feed five people instead of four, they said.

The study found food waste goes up with the increase of money in our pockets, possibly reaching more than twice the levels we thought previously.

Reducing food waste is a key challenge in fighting climate change.

Wasted and lost food accounts for almost 10% of all our greenhouse gas emissions, according to the UN. 

Read more via BBC