Understanding environmental labelling

Discussing some of the mainstream schemes and exploring environmental labelling on food.

Case Study: reducing plastics in home enteral feeding

Discussing the use of Sterifeed reusable reservoirs as a sustainable alternative to combat one use plastics in home enteral feeding.

What is Sustainable September?

Across September we will be exploring why dietitians are best placed to lead the way in sustainable diets and eating, as well as sharing examples of innovation in practice.

Sustainable Diet

Sustainable diets are a global concern. From farm to fork to waste, each stage of our food system has environmental impacts – farming and manufacturing processes and the way we eat and dispose of food is damaging the planet.

A year in the making – Sustainable Food ABC Cookbook

Douglas Livingston, RD2B at GCU and part of the team behind Sustainable Food ABC, describes how they came to develop their recently launched sustainable cookbook.

Environmentally Sustainable Diets

The current UK diet does not have the right balance of food recommended for a healthy, sustainable diet. Dietitians have an important role to play in the facilitation of sustainable diets.

BDA works with Aldi to help customers understand more about healthy, sustainable and affordable shopping habits

More about the BDA's healthy, sustainable baskets project with Aldi

The plastics recycling journey

The BDA’s toolkit on environmentally sustainable diets included significant coverage on waste from food and drink. We found that household waste accounts for around 70% of all food and drink waste, but the scope of the reference guide was not able to include specific coverage on plastic packaging. We teamed with RECOUP to help us understand more about the plastics recycling value chain from the home.

BDA attends the TUC Adaptation to Climate Change and The World of Work Conference

Stephen Austin BDA National Employment Relations Officer attended the virtual TUC Adaptation to Climate Change and The World of work Conference on Tuesday 8 September 2020, here he talks about his time at the online event.

Why environmental sustainability should matter to dietitians and how it impacts on dietetic practice

What is the role of dietitians in catering companies in influencing sustainable eating in schools?

Tess Warnes looks at how embedding sustainability in school meals can have additional benefits of improved health and creating good habits

Sustainable Hacks

Swaps that are better for you and the planet

Sustainable Food ABC

A blog from Elaine Penman, a student dietitian at GCU, about the ABC Sustainability Project.

One Blue Dot - the BDA's Environmentally Sustainable Diet Project

On these pages you will find a toolkit of information, graphics, tools and links to help you improve your understanding of environmentally sustianable diets.

Hydration needs

Diets for the 10 billion

Good for you or good for planet Earth? A new report causes a diet-quake amongst experts

Sustainable Diets – a toolkit for dietitians

Applying sustainable diet principles to practice