THE USE OF DISPOSABLE TABLEWARE IN SCHOOL CATERING: CONSIDERATIONS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

  • C. Balzaretti | lucia.zoppi@pagepress.org Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Veterinarie per la Sicurezza Alimentare – Università di Milano, Italy.
  • R. Boasso Libero Professionista, Italy.
  • M.A. Marzano Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Veterinarie per la Sicurezza Alimentare – Università di Milano, Italy.

Abstract

The growing demand for food safety guarantees is increasingly accompanied by the interest towards food and environmental-friendly processes and thus the quality of life. This paper gives practical considerations on the use of reusable and disposable tableware in public catering facilities, and shows the results of scientific studies of Life-cycle energy analyses conducted in the U.S.A. and in a large city in Northern Italy.

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Published
2011-01-08
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Keywords:
life-cycle energy analysis, public catering, disposable tableware
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How to Cite
Balzaretti, C., Boasso, R., & Marzano, M. (2011). THE USE OF DISPOSABLE TABLEWARE IN SCHOOL CATERING: CONSIDERATIONS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY. Italian Journal of Food Safety, 1(1zero), 11-14. https://doi.org/10.4081/ijfs.2011.829