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The most effective environmental measure is rarely ever used

Sustainable consumption should not be reduced to reuse and recycling, according to SIFO researchers.

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Experimental kitchen studies from all over Europe

How do European consumers perceive the quality of the food they eat? Join us in exploring the thoughts and practices of 40 households from seven European countries.

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European consumers motivated to support locally-produced food

How sustainable is local food trade in Norway and other parts of Europe, including buying directly from the producer? As it turns out, sustainability is present in slightly unexpected ways.

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Eight out of ten food adverts aimed at children violate WHO guidelines

SIFO researchers have mapped adverts for unhealthy food and drink that children see on their mobile phones.

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Is your kitchen clean enough?

Every year, 5,000 Europeans die from diseases contracted from food. Researchers visited people’s homes and discovered both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries.

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Doing laundry during the Coronavirus outbreak

Most of us are concerned with practising good hygiene and keeping the places we live and spend time clean. But does our vigilance extend to what we wear? Here are some things you can do to avoid spreading the virus through your clothes.

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Should rivers be granted the same rights as humans?

Axel Borchgrevink is busy investigating what happens when rivers are granted the same rights as humans.

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We need to take better care of our personal data

Websites often make it difficult to understand what kind of personal data they are collecting from visitors. The rules governing data collection should be tightened, argues one OsloMet researcher.