The concept ‘mottainnai’ applies to things that we think we should not waste – but who decides what is waste?
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Secret supermarket food waste
I was staggered when I read that supermarkets are making millions of pounds a year off food waste that we, their consumers, produce. Then I reread it – it is actually BILLIONS. At the top of the food chain, Tesco makes a £4bn profit each year from the food wasted in homes. Moreover, food businessesContinue reading “Secret supermarket food waste”