Internet of Things and food circular economy: A new tool for Sustainable Development Goals

Author/s Zacharoula Andreopoulou
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/2 Language English
Pages 7 P. 43-49 File size 134 KB
DOI 10.3280/RISS2017-002004
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"Internet of Things" (IoT), is the vast network of devices communicating over the Internet without the human involvement. Nevertheless, circular economy predominates in recent research effort towards sustainability. The food issue predominates in 10 out of 17 of recently established Sustainable Development Goals. Thanks to the optimization of the supply chain and to shorter distribution lines, it will be possible to resolve problems within circular economy in the food aspect such as: decrease food waste, improve food traceability, improve food quality, acquire food authentication, optimize supply chain and logistics, etc.

Keywords: Internet of Things, sustainable development goals, circular economy, food waste

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Zacharoula Andreopoulou, Internet of Things and food circular economy: A new tool for Sustainable Development Goals in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 2/2017, pp 43-49, DOI: 10.3280/RISS2017-002004