Tag Archives: food

Hard choices (BEHAVE 2014 Blog Series, 2/4)

This blog is the second in our series of blogs in the lead up to the 2014 BEHAVE conference. Like the first blog, we’re delving into some of the results of a survey we ran a few months ago that gauged consumer attitudes towards a range of environmental and lifestyle issues. In our survey we asked: ‘How often [...]

Food waste in restaurants: out of home, out of mind?

This blog was originally written by Brook Lyndhurst for The Guardian Sustainable Business portal. It can be found in its original location here: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/food-waste-eating-out-restaurants In a recent survey most people identified chips as the food they left uneaten and many saw salad garnishes as purely ornamental Photograph: Alamy Q. How many people leave food at the end [...]

Lies, damned lies and food behaviours

Ruth and David spoke last week at the SRA seminar “Lies, damned lies and food behaviours”. Chaired by Oxford academic Ceridwen Roberts, the event involved a presentation from Ruth and David (you can see the slides here) and a Q&A session with a small but perfectly formed audience. As frequently happens when presenting or discussing food [...]

Video: David Fell speaking at the Abergavenny Food Conference

We’ve recently come across this video of David’s speech at the 5th Annual Abergavenny Food Conference on 16th September, 2011. David spoke on topics including sustainable consumption and shopping behaviours, and explored some of the reasons why gaps between values and action on buying local food exist. Below is the video, courtesy of Miller Research [...]

Cows as you’ve never seen them before

This video is a great bit of environmental campaigning by Friends of the Earth – in stark contrast to the 10:10 video of a couple of weeks back.