Could little snacks reduce food waste?
PEELS (Packaging Evolving and Encasing Little Snacks). Using a convergence framework, students Claire and Ariella brought together different backgrounds (sustainability science and industrial design) to explore the potential of a biopolymer made from fruit and vegetable peels as a food packaging alternative to plastic.
Welcome to Multiscale RECIPES for Sustainable Food Systems!
Multiscale RECIPES for Sustainable Food Systems is a $15 million, five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation with 14 institutions and over 40 researchers that will work across academic disciplines and with community members, front-line workers in different food industries, and relevant stakeholders in non-profit, government and private sectors to bring sustainability and resilience to America’s local, regional and national food systems.