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Study explores packaged sandwiches’ carbon footprint


January 25, 2018
By The University of Manchester
The study concludes that the carbon footprint of the snacks could be reduced by half through changes to recipes, packaging and waste disposal, and by extension of sell-by and use-by dates.

Manchester, U.K. – Researchers at the University of Manchester have carried out the first study looking at the carbon footprint of home-made and pre-packaged sandwiches. They considered the life cycle of sandwiches, including the production of ingredients, sandwiches and their packaging, as well as food waste. The University of Manchester reports. | READ MORE