Sustainable Consumption

“Sustainable Consumption”, Munster University of Applied Sciences (since 2014)

  • Lecturer: Sylvia Lorek
  • Program: Bachelor degree in home economics; Non-mandatory
  • Focus: Includes a focus on sustainable food consumption
  • Class size: up to 20 students
  • Content:
    • Contribution of food consumption to global (un)sustainability
    • Global food chain
    • food security
    • food waste
    • specific diets and their environmental impacts
    • health and sustainability
    • criteria and indicators for sustainable food consumption
  • Evaluation process:
    • Oral presentation and essay on specific food consumption issues – based on group interests and agreements during the kick-off session