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June 27, 2019 - The Next Web

Is it time for technology conferences to ditch meat?

Is it time for technology conferences to ditch meat?
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Last night, I stumbled on an interesting tweet thread from Manchester-based PHD student Oli Clark, who argued that conferences should serve vegetarian food as the default option. This would be a reverse of the current situation, where events offer several meat-infused dishes, and scarcely anything for those on a plant-based diet.

Clark focuses on the ecological and waste problems associated with catering for carnivores. “Wasting any food is bad, but seeing a load [of] dead creatures being scooped into a bin bag is particularly sore,” he tweeted.

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