Title Here’s which sandwiches are most damaging to the environment Media name/outlet The Metro Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/01/18 Description The number of sandwiches eaten each year in the UK has the same impact on the environment as eight million cars, scientists claim. URL metro.co.uk/2018/01/25/sandwiches-damaging-environment-7258969/ Persons Adisa Azapagic Title UK sandwich habit 'as bad for the environment as eight million cars' Media name/outlet Sky News Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/01/18 Description The UK's annual consumption of sandwiches has the same environmental impact as around eight million cars, scientists have claimed. URL https://news.sky.com/story/uk-sandwich-habit-as-bad-for-the-environment-as-eight-million-cars-11221631 Persons Adisa Azapagic Title Scientists reveal which SANDWICHES are worst for the environment - here's how your favourite stacked up Media name/outlet The Mirror Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/01/18 Description Researchers from the University of Manchester have carried out the first ever study looking at the carbon footprint of sandwiches, considering the life cycle from production of ingredients to food waste URL https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/scientists-reveal-sandwiches-worst-environment-11909006 Persons Adisa Azapagic Title Revealed: The Worst Sandwiches For The Environment Media name/outlet Huffington Post Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/01/18 Description Your daily shop-bought butty might be delicious but, according to a new study rating the carbon footprint of the nation’s favourite sandwiches, buying ready-made is definitely not good for the planet. URL www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/revealed-the-worst-sandwiches-for-the-environment_uk_5a689a61e4b0e56300756aad Persons Adisa Azapagic Title How green is your sandwich? Why switching to egg and cress could help save the planet Media name/outlet The Telegraph Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/01/18 Description When the 4th Earl of Sandwich ordered his meat to be served between two slices of bread to avoid disrupting a card game, he probably did not expect his action would affect future global temperatures 250 years later. URL www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/01/25/green-sandwich-switching-egg-cress-could-help-save-planet/ Persons Adisa Azapagic Title Scientists calculate carbon emissions of your sandwich Media name/outlet The Guardian Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/01/18 Description It’s a staple of the British diet and a popular choice for a quick and easy lunch. But new research reveals the carbon footprint of the humble sandwich could be fuelling harmful greenhouse emissions.
The worst offender is revealed as the ready-made “all-day breakfast” sandwich, crammed with egg, bacon and sausage.
Researchers at the University of Manchester carried out the first ever study of the carbon footprint of sandwiches – both home-made and ready-made. They considered the entire life cycle of sandwiches, including the production of ingredients, packaging, refrigeration and food waste.
URL https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jan/25/scientists-calculate-carbon-emissions-of-your-sandwich Persons Adisa Azapagic
Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms
- carbon emissions
- carbon footprint
- food sustainability