Targeted Imports and Less Food Waste Reduce ‘Foodprint’

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Targeted Imports and Less Food Waste Reduce ‘Foodprint’

How can the environmental impact of our food be reduced? Agroscope calculated that the environmental impact can be improved if food is imported from countries of origin with especially environmentally friendly agricultural production systems. The avoidance of food loss and waste is even more effective in achieving this aim.


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Life Cycle Assessment

Life cycle assessment quantifies and evaluates the potential environmental impacts of a product or service. In analysing the entire life cycle, from the extraction of the raw materials up to the disposal or recycling of the waste, all of the environmental impacts associated with a product system are recorded.

Last modification 11.03.2021

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