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The Guiding Principles of Islamic Finance

Islamic teachings provide guidance in using resources and economic transactions within Islamic finance such as balance in use, avoiding waste and using the property without harming others, as well as…

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Improving waste separation in the operating suite

The case study presented here had two main objectives; 1) to increase recycling and 2) to reduce the amount of general waste and recyclable items placed in the clinical waste stream. To address this…

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Reducing food waste in schools, using behavioural insights

Food waste is a global issue, compromising both human health and environmental sustainability. Schools alone contribute substantial amounts of avoidable food waste to this problem. For instance, the…

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Reducing recycling contamination

The following video features the Waste and Circular Economy Collaboration - a collaboration between BehaviourWorks Australia and its partners. The project aims to explore and better understand how…

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From Waste to Wealth

Webinar 6 Siena International School of Sustainable Development 2022

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Marine Food Chains

Learn about marine food chains with special attention to why fish populations can actually be overexploited. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Jessica Fanzo | 2017 Apr. 7

Jessica Fanzo answers questions relating to food waste and Module 3 of the "Feeding a Hungry Planet" course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Nina van Toulon, Richmond Kennedy Quarcoo, & Anna Rufas Blanco | 2018 Oct. 18

In this live session, Nina van Toulon, Founder of the Eco Flores Foundation and Initiator at the Indonesia Waste Platform, speaks with Richmond Kennedy Quarcoo from Ghana and Anna Rufas Blanco from…

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Q&A | Daniel Franks | 2016 Oct. 21

Dr. Daniel Franks with UNDP talks about the environmental challenges associated with extracting oil and gas. Specifically, he answers questions on the waste material (tailings) created by extraction…

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Untapping the Potential of Wastewater

This chapter discusses wastewater, considering wastewater as the combination of domestic effluent, water from commercial uses, industrial effluents, and as a runoff from agriculture. This video is…

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Food Loss and Food Waste in the Mediterranean

This chapter discusses food loss and food waste along the food supply chain in the Mediterranean, explains the opportunities for food loss and food waste at the consumer level and through societal…

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Challenges for Food Loss and Food Waste and Opportunities for Reduction

Every night, 795 million people go to bed hungry although we produce sufficient food to provide an average 2700 kilocalories every day per person. Four billion metric tons of food produced annually.…

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Sustainable Livestock Systems

This chapter discusses the issues surrounding livestock production. Livestock is produced for high-value protein, but the justification of intense production of livestock on the grounds of carbon…

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Good Agronomy

Good agronomy is the center of good farming: it means the law of the field, or how to grow a crop successfully. Nowadays, its largely about managing the complex interactions between genotype and…

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Sustainable Agriculture Intensification

There are five components to a sustainable health-enhancing food system: nutritious, healthier diets and safe food; less losses and waste; increased productivity on the existing crop and pasture…

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Food Losses and Waste

This chapter discusses how and where in the food chain food is lost and wasted, how this impacts food security, and potential solutions for reducing loss and waste. Food loss and waste refers to the…

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