Campaigns urging us to ‘care more’ about food waste miss the point

    Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/BulletinArticle

    40 Downloads (Pure)


    Environmental campaigns often appeal to our emotions: they ask us to care. They implore us to feel a sense of connection, empathy and stewardship, and then to alter our behaviour as a result.

    In relation to food waste, this could mean anything from not pouring oil down the sink so as to protect ocean habitats, to keeping methane-emitting organic waste out of landfill.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages3
    Specialist publicationThe Conversation
    PublisherThe Conversation Paperpress
    Publication statusPublished - 10 Jul 2017


    Dive into the research topics of 'Campaigns urging us to ‘care more’ about food waste miss the point'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this