An inconvenient sandwich: the throwaway economics of takeaway food

An inconvenient sandwich: the throwaway economics of takeaway food
Document type
Report
Author(s)
Sharpe, Rosalind
Publisher
New Economics Foundation
Date of publication
1 June 2010
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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In recent decades we have developed a huge and culturally entrenched appetite for quick, cheap, convenient food that we can eat wherever we happen to be. In this report, we call this ‘casual eating’. Both the habit and the food that feeds it are unsustainable.

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