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NEW COLLABORATION FOR FOOD WASTE IN TURKEY…

04 Mar 2021 Ankara – Hotels, restaurants and food services have a vital role to play in reducing food loss and waste. These include reviewing how they source produce, create menus, and manage leftovers and plate waste. To ensure improvements in this area, FAO is bringing together public and private actors to …

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“HOUSEHOLD WASTE IS ALSO A MAJOR PROBLEM GLOBALLY”

According to the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Food Waste Index Report, 17 percent of the food produced is wasted globally! According to the report, which reveals that food waste is a global problem, not only in developed countries, approximately 931 million tons of food sold to households, retailers, restaurants and …

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UNEP; 931 MILLION TONNES OF FOOD WASTED IN 2019!

According to the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Food Waste Index Report, approximately 931 million tons of food was wasted in 2019. Evaluating the report, which reveals that food waste is not only a problem for developed countries but also a global problem, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said, “Food waste …

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TURKEY SAVES 2.2 BILLION DOLLARS WITH THE ZERO WASTE PROJECT!

Turkey has saved around 17 billion Turkish Liras ($2.2 billion) with the Zero Waste Project led by First Lady Emine Erdoğan, Turkish Environment and Urbanization Minister Murat Kurum has said. “We are taking firm steps toward our 2023 goals in line with the Zero Waste Project,” Kurum said on March 5 in a …

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DR. ZEYNEP ZAİMOĞLU: CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRICULTURE IS HIGHLY FRAGILE

Çukurova University Engineering Faculty Head of Environmental Engineering Department Professor Dr. Zeynep Zaimoğlu said that the effects of climate change will be seen very quickly. Dr. Zaimoğlu said, “We could not get the rainfall needed for germination in wheat in Konya Plain this year, so wheat can no longer germinate …

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ZERO WASTE PROJECT BRINGS OVER 3 BILLION DOLLARS TO THE TURKISH ECONOMY…

The Zero Waste project, launched in 2017 under the auspices of First Lady Emine Erdogan, brought 17 billion Turkish liras ($3.08 billion) to the Turkish economy from June 2017 to the end of 2020. The project aims to contain waste under sustainable development principles, leaving a clean and developed Turkey …

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FAO AND SABRİ ÜLKER FOUNDATION TO HELP CHILDREN TO CUT FOOD WASTE AT HOME…

Press release… FAO collaborates with Sabri Ülker Foundation on educating children in pre-school and primary schools on reducing food waste at home. 18 January 2021, Ankara, Turkey – The majority of food waste still occurs at the household level, making it imperative for the consumer households to be informed and change their behavior. To …

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“WE ROLL UP OUR SLEEVES TO INCREASE THE SUSTAINABILITY COMPETENCE OF OUR EXPORTERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) roll up its sleeves to increase the sustainability competence of 8 thousand exporters EIB organizes Sustainability Days… Climate changes in the world in recent years have brought humanity to focus more on sustainable, green production. Leaving a healthy and livable world for future generations …

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FAO LAUNCHES THE UN’S INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 2021…

A means to improve nutrition and reduce food loss and waste, says Director-General… The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV) with an appeal to improve healthy and sustainable food production through innovation and …

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ERKAN SARICAN WRITES; THE IMPORTANCE OF ASSESSING FOOD BUSINESS WASTES

Today, SARS-CoV-2 has seriously disrupted all industries globally. Since SARS-CoV-2 entered our lives, maximum hygiene measures have been taken everywhere. Food businesses in particular are more sensitive in this regard. Agricultural production, food processing, distribution, service retail, etc., those working in the fields are among the ‘essential critical infrastructure elements’ …

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