What sort of footprint are you leaving on the environment? Do you have a heavy footprint or a light footprint?
Everything we do and everything we use has an impact on the environment.
Heavy footprints harm the environment and use lots of natural resources.
Light footprints harm the environment as little as possible and use fewer natural resources.
Read the Environmental Footprints series to decide what type of footsteps you want to take in the future!
In How Big Is Your Food Footprint? read about what makes up a food footprint and the effect this has on the environment. Discover ways to reduce your footprint and live sustainably.
Rethink! feature offer ways to lighten your footprints
Case studies give real-life examples of heavy-footprint and light-footprint actions.
Table of Contents
Environmental Footprints 4
The Food Industry 6
Case Study Farming in a Dry Land 11
Case Study An organic Farm 15
Food Processing 16
Food Transportation 20
Case Study Farmers' Markets 23
Food Packaging 24
How Big Is Your Food Footprint? 28
Future Food Footprints 30