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Hotel food waste in the Gulf countries of the Middle East | By Sanaa I. Pirani and Khadeeja Balkhi

Sustainability Consultant at Taurus


In the Gulf region, local culture dictates that hospitality means generosity – which manifests in the form of excess food, much of it ultimately going to waste. Recently, however, a number of initiatives have sprung up to tackle food waste, write Sanaa Iqbal Pirani, PhD, and sustainability expert Khadeeja Balkhi.