Discussing some of the mainstream schemes and exploring environmental labelling on food.
Discussing the use of Sterifeed reusable reservoirs as a sustainable alternative to combat one use plastics in home enteral feeding.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Tess Warnes looks at how embedding sustainability in school meals can have additional benefits of improved health and creating good habits
Swaps that are better for you and the planet
A blog from Elaine Penman, a student dietitian at GCU, about the ABC Sustainability 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.
Good for you or good for planet Earth? A new report causes a diet-quake amongst experts