We waste an unsustainable one-third of the food we produce globally, valued at $1 trillion and accounting for 8% of GHG emissions. This report by Barclays proposes that the time is ripe to execute change through collaborative action across the food value chain.
How Packaging Can Help Solve Our Food Waste Problem
Sonoco explores how better understanding the food waste problem helps us begin to explore packaging technologies as a means of reducing waste, thereby combatting the related problems of hunger, greenhouse gas emissions, and economic losses.
This report focuses on technical opportunities and policies for cost-effective scenarios to meet food, land-use, and greenhouse gas emissions goals in 2050 in ways that can also help to alleviate poverty and do not exacerbate water challenges.