Tags : Sustainability

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Localized approaches to reducing plastic are moving the Ajinomoto Group toward zero waste by 2030

According to the United Nations Environment Programme, the world produces 300 million tons of plastic waste every year. That’s nearly the total weight of every ...

Thriving on plant-based protein: solutions for a sustainable future

We all want to do what’s best for our health and the planet. We’re exercising more, eating nutrition-balanced meals, and reducing our environmental footprint. With ...

Zero-waste supply chain model reduces plastic and offers consumers new value

You might recall long ago hearing the telltale clinking of glass bottles early each morning as the milkman delivered fresh milk to your doorstep and ...

Tomio Fukuda’s Commitment to Sustainable Coffee Farming

Consumers are viewing their choice of coffee as an ethical decisionHow do you like your coffee? Once, the answer might have been “black” or “with ...

Japan’s daily cuppa: forest management fuels coffee industry

Worldwide, Japanese green tea is more popular than ever as a beverage and food flavoring. But while Japan might seem a nation of tea drinkers, ...

Waste not, want not: renewable biomass reduces CO₂ emissions

The burning of fossil fuels—oil, coal, and natural gas—to generate electricity releases carbon dioxide locked in the ground into the atmosphere. These CO₂ emissions contribute ...

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Making the inedible edible to expand global food supply

What is inedible food? If you like to cook from scratch, you’ve probably noticed how much gets thrown away. Stems, seeds, leaves, skin—all end up in ...

Sustainable skipjack tuna fishing: skipjack tuna for future generations

Skipjack tuna is used extensively in Japanese cuisineGrilled, seared, fried, or canned, skipjack tuna is enjoyed worldwide in myriad ways. But perhaps nowhere does it ...