Food Waste Management

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MUNIJAN - 2012
Name of the College:
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Theme Chosen: (BELOW ARE SUGGESTED THEMES, NEW THEMES PREFERRED) * Environment * Education * Poverty alleviation * Health & Hygiene * Elimination of Social Evils| * Employment & Empowerment * Human Rights * Women Empowerment * Rural Development * Ethics * Any Other (Please Specify) _______________________|

1. Describe your Idea (Max. 400 words)
Hunger and insufficient food supply as well as food wastage is one of the issues persisting in the city of Mumbai. Food wastage reduces the annual food output of the country. Inadequate food storage arrangements also result in the wastage of food. The City can prevent the wastages at some levels in considerable manner by food donation for the poor. Food Donation is the main idea of our project idea. The University of Mumbai has many colleges affiliated to itself. Each of these colleges has a Canteen or some arrangement of the type. The project is about attempting to stop the food wastages at the college canteens. There can be food bank arrangements made around the colleges for storing the remaining food which in absence of such arrangements may be thrown out despite of being edible for the day. The food can be then made available for the poor and needy around the area near to the colleges on a daily basis. If all the colleges in Mumbai University participate, much of the food wastage can be stopped and benefit the poor at the same time.

2. How is your Idea Socially relevant? (Max. 150 words) * Around 10000 people die in a day around the world only because of hunger. * Enormous amounts of food are wasted in every stage of the food supply chain. If we can even try to work on the saving food during the consumption phase, the society will be benefited from it. 3. Impact foreseen....
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