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