Madison Ciulla (Charles Best)

Hello! This is a sum up of all the information I collected during my 3 rounds of research. Question: How is food and its packaging harming the environment? It’s important for people to be aware of food waste and the harm its causing to the environment. How food ends up being wasted, packaging used for most foods, better packaging alternatives, and how we can reduce less food waste are all important things people should know about. First and foremost, a cause of food getting wasted is the...Read More...
Hello! This post will be covering my third and final round of research, as well as all my data I got from my action. Last round I looked at types of packaging used for foods, what it’s made of, and how it plays a harsh role in the habitats of marine animals and wildlife. This round I explored how people can reduce the amount of packaging and food waste created, and better alternatives to packaging that are eco-friendly and biodegradable. How can we reduce the mass of food we waste? With 95%...Read More...
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Last Reply By Nicole Shimmin (Johnston Heights) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! This is my second round of research for my inquiry question: “ How is food and its packaging harming the environment? ” My first round covered how food gets wasted, where that ends up, and how it’s impacting animals. For this round, I looked at types of packaging used for foods, what it’s made of, and how it plays a harsh role in the habitats of marine animals and wildlife. What is used to package foods? In the food industry, companies will mainly package food using plastic,...Read More...
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Last Reply By Claire Njeri (Sweetwaters) · First Unread Post
Hello! This is my first round of research is about how food gets wasted and how that's contributing negatively to the environment. My inquiry question is “ How is food and its packaging harming the environment? ” How is food getting wasted? Every year, 1/3 of all the food produced is wasted (6). Throughout the process of growing crops, the food that is grown gets wasted as it makes its way to the grocery stores. During the harvest, sometimes perfectly good fruits and vegetables are discarded...Read More...
Last Reply By Madison Ciulla (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
For this inquiry project, my question will be " How is food and its packaging harming the environment?” The reason I am interested in this question is because I like learning about the production of food, nutrition and the effects on our health. This is what I based my last inquiry project on, so for this next project I want to continue to look at food production but how it harms the environment, not our health. I know from experience that stores like Costco create a lot of waste and plastic...Read More...
Last Reply By Yihoi Jung (Charles Best - Alumni) · First Unread Post
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