Sustainable Consumption of Food Index
I encourage my friends to consume eco-friendly food.
I search where and how food products are produced.
I buy products that have no negative impact on society.
I buy animal foods that are produced with respect to animal rights (in accordance with ethical animal husbandry).
I buy food products that are not eco-friendly.
Food labels influence my purchasing decisions.
I buy food products that are sustainable.
I have access to information about which foods are more sustainable than others.
I use leftovers to avoid food wastage.
If there are leftovers from my meals, I eat them myself later.
When there are alternatives, I buy fair trade food products.
I have access to farms or farmers’ markets.
I separate my food waste for public recycling.
The food I purchase is locally-grown.
I make a shopping list before going food shopping.
I keep leftover ingredients for cooking at another time.
I have sufficient knowledge about food product labelling (e.g., environment, social/working conditions).
There are food products that I choose not to buy on ethical grounds (e.g., animal rights, environmental rights, workers’ rights).
I plan my meals to meet my nutritional needs.
When purchasing a food product, I look for less packaging.
I behave environmentally sensitively when consuming food products.
When buying fruit and vegetables I choose those that are in season.
I avoid food and drink products with added sugar.
If I will consume them anytime soon, I would buy foods with an upcoming expiration date.
I avoid buying processed products.
When available, I choose to buy from companies that provide reliable and comprehensive information about their production processes.
Even if the recommended consumption date of a packaged food has recently expired, if I find it is still good then I consume it anyway.
I try to cook only as much as I can eat.
I check the stock status at home before I buy food.
I buy products sold by food/agriculture cooperatives.
When buying a food product, I read the packaging instructions before I decide.
I try to create as little waste as possible while cooking.
I keep foodstuffs under recommended conditions.
When cooking from previously purchased ingredients, I prioritise based on expiry dates.
I buy small quantities of perishable food products to reduce food waste.
I do not buy GMO (genetically modified) food products.
I throw away food products without checking whether they are consumable.