Ethical Every Day

Enjoying Meals with Less Waste

How can we reduce our burden on the global environment? We'll share some simple, practical ideas about little things each of us can do right now to help create a healthier society.

Japan's restaurants, supermarkets and convenience stores offer almost every kind of food imaginable. But too much of it goes to waste. Food containers also tend to end up in the trash. But a supermarket in Kyoto Prefecture is seeking zero-waste solutions, allowing customers to buy only what they need, without unnecessary packaging. And a group of college students are working to sell farm-fresh vegetables that would otherwise be thrown away. We explore ways to reduce food-related waste in our daily lives.