A Supermarket that Rescues Food and Gives it Away for Free

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OzHarvest Market

April 2017

OzHarvest has opened the first supermarket with rescued food. The supermarket gets food from donations from supermarkets, cafés etc. This food is the result of overproduction and would otherwise not be sold. Customers can take the food for free, but can always leave a donation if they want.

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Lidl Starts Selling Rooster Meat from Laying Hens

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April 2017

Lidl will be the very first supermarket to start selling rooster meat from laying hens. Usually these roosters would be gassed as soon as they were hatched, because they’re bred to lay eggs. Since roosters don’t lay eggs they’re considered useless and too expensive to keep. Lidl is putting this to a stop by keeping them alive for consumption.

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Capacity Capture

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Why would you throw something that might still be useful? That is the question around Capacity Capture. Capacity Capture is a trend based on the principle of finding more efficient and eco-friendly ways to process our resources to find a good balance between all the products we throw away and the products we actually reuse. From food to oil, from oil to energy, everything has to be used to its fullest extent. (Trendwatching, 2016)

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