Tid kvar —

Högsta bud —

Emma Elwin

Notes from a Swedish stylist


Past the Expiry Date with IKEA

Posted in Style
by Emma Elwin on 1 October, 2015

Tons of food is wasted

Did you know that around 100 million tons of food is wasted annually in the EU? If nothing is done, food waste could rise to over 120 million tons by 2020. Wasting food is not only an ethical and economic issue, it also depletes the environment of limited natural resources. This is something I try to have in the back of my head every time I shop for food. My best tip for food shopping is to never do it hungry, you tend to buy things that you might not need. Things that you will not finish before the expiration date has run out. Another tip that is also kind to your wallet is to have a look at the short expiration date counter, if you, like me, normally just shop for the day you can make quite a bargain.

This post is presented in collaboration with IKEA and their show Vad gafflar ni om. Over fifteen episodes, Martina Haag and Mogge Sseruwagi investigates situations that stops us from truly connecting with each other. In today’s episode, Martina and Mogge investigate how we can decrease food waste, and why we’re so scared of eating food with a past expiry date. Check it out!





No Comments

Related reading

Style — 10 August, 2020

Brand to Watch: Isa Boulder

We're obsessed with Isa Boulder's 'Hardcore Handmades' and cannot wait to see what's next.

Style — 8 July, 2020

Justice For People and Planet: Introducing Intersectional Environmentalism

In the past few weeks, activists have pushed hard for a more inclusive kind of environmentalism. We wish it wasn't needed, but with no doubt, it is.

Style — 5 July, 2020

Paid Collaboration: Transform Your Wardrobe Without Buying Anything New

One of the seven focus areas of GANT’s initiative ’The 7 Rules’ is Remake and the perks of giving old garments a second chance. Click to see how you can turn an unused sweater and a simple shirt into the most treasured garments in your wardrobe!

Style — 4 July, 2020

Brand to Watch: Tach Clothing

Hand-made in Uruguay with a vintage gone supermodern sensibility, this is Tach Clothing.