2 May 2024

Trash is telling the story of student food habits in Canterbury

From Afternoons, 1:25 pm on 2 May 2024

Researchers at the University of Canterbury have been diving deep into an unusual realm: rubbish bins. Their mission? To unravel the mysteries behind food waste behaviors within student households.

Lucie Ozanne, a professor of marketing and consumer researcher at the University of Canterbury, sheds light on their intriguing findings with Jesse.

Tops of bins

The Barwell/Weir family have yet to completely fill a rubbish bin so far this year Photo: ( RNZ / Clare Eastham Farrelly )