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World making little progress on food waste, a big climate problem

Nov 15 (Reuters) – Every Thursday, California resident Richard Redmond takes a gallon-sized container of food scraps to the farmers market in the city of South Pasadena where it is collected and composted for use in gardens – an effort to reduce the amount of household waste he sends to landfill. “It’s just stunning,” the …

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Maersk sees weaker container demand as durable goods sales dry up

Shipping containers are transported on a Maersk Line vessel through the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt July 7, 2021. Picture taken July 7, 2021. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Consumer confidence, port congestion weigh on container demand Number of loaded containers falls by 7.4% in Q2 Warehouses in …

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Vertical farming: Sprout Stack, Eden Towers, Stacked Farm grab slice of $6b global sector

It’s a vision of the future that has captured the imagination of farmers, food companies and agricultural scientists for the past decade. As arable land becomes scarcer, the climate-change risk of destroying forests to make more cropping country becomes ever-more apparent, and food insecurity intensifies as a global threat to world peace, many minds have …

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