Sustainability

Circular@WUR

In April 2022, I presented my work at the Circular@WUR conference in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The conference brought together pioneers in the field of circular bio-based society from different backgrounds and facilitated an exchange of ideas. I presented the results from a recently published paper of mine on utilising unwanted fishing catch in Dutch food bank parcels. […]

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Sustainability

INTERREG Project SUN

INTERREG SUN is a Dutch-German inter-regional project focussed on the sustainable valorisation of fruit and vegetable side-streams. The project brings together 16 partners with a broad range of industrial and academic expertise from both sides of the border. The aim is to create legal and technological pathways to sustainably valorise side-streams that would have otherwise […]

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Sustainability

FEM Women Researchers’ Festival 2022

In March 2022, I presented my work at FEM Maastricht’s Women Researchers’ Festival. The Festival aimed to celebrate International Women’s’ Day by promoting the innovative spirit of women researchers and to fostering possible collaborations amongst them. I presented the results from a recently published paper of mine on utilising unwanted fishing catch in Dutch food […]

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Sustainability, Trends and Innovation

Circular Food Systems – Solutions to Reverse Climate Change

In December 2021, I was invited to present my work on food waste valorisation at the Asia-Europe Environment Forum’s annual conference “Circular Food Systems – Solutions to Reverse Climate Change”. The conference was designed to promote exchanges on regional and international levels and to highlight the range of multi-stakeholder initiatives or partnerships promoting the adoption […]

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Sustainability, Trends and Innovation

How do businesses manage food waste?

Originally published on foodunfolded.com in October 2021. Food can end up as waste before it reaches us for several reasons, whether it’s safety concerns, supply chain inefficiencies, or lack of consumer demand. We take a look at how businesses manage food that is no longer available for human consumption. When thinking of food waste, we […]

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Sustainability

PhDs and the Grand Challenges: A Symposium

In September 2021, I presented my work on food waste valorisation at the PhDs and the Grand Challenges symposium organised by the University of Bath’s Centre for Business, Organisations and Society. The symposium invited doctoral researchers from a variety of management and allied fields to share their ideas on tackling the host of grand challenges […]

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Sustainability

Tips to Reduce Household Food Waste

Originally published on FoodUnfolded.com in October 2021 A third of the food grown on this planet ends up being lost or thrown away. A big chunk of this comes from our own homes – but the good news is that all of us can take small steps to stop the problem from getting any bigger. […]

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Sustainability

First Expired, First Out | Fight Food Waste Like a Pro

Published on FoodUnfolded.com in October 2021. Have you ever stood in front of a well-stocked kitchen cupboard wondering what you should cook for dinner? Incorporating a nifty stock rotation technique adapted from professional kitchens into your meal planning could help you cut down on food waste while ensuring food safety. First Expired, First Out (FEFO) […]

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