You’ve been invited by University of Reading to join an online course on FutureLearn

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to...

  • Assess the causes of food loss and food waste and assess the effect on the planet in terms of food security, sustainability and climate change
  • Reflect on how changes in the way we shop, cook and store food can help reduce food waste
  • Compare the practices of different retailers and discover the innovations that are helping them to reduce waste
  • Explore your own personal contribution to the problem and solutions offered by waste hierarchy and the circular economy
  • Debate how to produce actionable changes that can make an impact on your own community
  • Synthesise the policies of national governments and the EU and help improve the sustainability of the food system in your country