Reducing food waste for  climate change

Reducing food waste for climate change

Students have been encouraged to take on the challenge of reducing food waste as part of Global Climate Change week at the University of Wollongong. The ‘Eco Food Challenge’ is a four-day program run by the Illawarra Public Health Society and UOW Nutrition and...
Fighting food waste, one lemon at a time

Fighting food waste, one lemon at a time

LOCAL food waste campaigners Hidden Harvest are getting zesty with their newest movement to tackle food waste in the Illawarra. ‘When Life Gives You Lemons’ is the latest project by the not-for-profit organisation, which is aiming to bring excess citrus products from...
Waste becomes the energy of the future

Waste becomes the energy of the future

Household waste and wastewater in the Illawarra is being converted to renewable energy in a new research project between the researchers at University of Wollongong and Sydney Water this week. The process called anaerobic co-digestion takes household waste, sewage and...
Diving deep to stop food waste

Diving deep to stop food waste

University of Wollongong academics have encouraged locals to get down and dirty at tonight’s Uni in the Brewery talk on dumpster diving. Health nutritionist Associate Professor Karen Charlton and novelist Associate Professor Shady Cosgrove will host a discussion on...