Fighting food waste to save the planet: Initiatives crop up in France

In France, where 8 million people are food insecure, 10 million tonnes of food are thrown away every year. But initiatives are under way to limit food waste. In the heart of Paris's La Défense business district, the eco-conscious restaurant La Salle à Manger makes cheap meals out of leftovers from local caterers and unsold food from supermarkets. Meanwhile, "zero waste families" try to throw away no food at all, as their way of fighting climate change. Finally, one Parisian baker recycles stale bread to create an "eco-friendly loaf". FRANCE 24's Rebecca Martin and Camille Nedelec report.


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