food waste

Five reasons cities should take a leading role on food waste

Five reasons cities should take a leading role on food waste Reported figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on food loss and food waste highlight its importance to the global environment. Food loss and … Read More

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How the grocery supply chain can save millions from tackling food waste.

How the grocery supply chain can save millions from tackling food waste. New research from food waste prevention experts, WRAP, estimates that 1.9 million tonnes* of food is wasted in the UK grocery supply chain every year. However, 0.7 million … Read MoreRead More

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Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the … Read More

6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Christmas Waste

Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste Goes to Landfill

Globally, we produce an astounding amount of waste, all of which has a negative impact upon the environment. It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental … Read More

Intermarché Puts a Glorious End to Food Waste

It has been estimated that we waste 300 Million tons of food a year. This seems almost criminal when you consider that there are many people in the world who are literally starving to death. In part this has come … Read More

WRAP Sets Food Waste as its Number One Priority

WRAP has set food waste as its main priority for future policy and is preparing a more wide-reaching development of the current Courtauld commitments. Chief executive Liz Goodwin, set out her organisation’s strategy at a seminar on UK food waste … Read More

London Firms Save £100,000 by Cutting Down on Food Waste

Small businesses in London have managed to save more than £100,000 a year and have also prevented 70 tonnes of food from going to landfill by simply reducing the amount of food wasted. Fifteen companies have achieved savings of more … Read More

First Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Plant Introduced

Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones officially opened the Prosiect GwyriAD plant at a recycling plant in Llwyn Isaf, near Caernarfon, bringing online the country’s first purpose built anaerobic digestion (AD) for generating power from food waste. The £6m project which … Read More

The UK’s Hospitality and Food Service Sector Bill Tops £2.5bn

WRAP identifies astounding £2.5 billion food waste bill in the UK’s hospitality and food waste service sector An astounding £2.5 billion food waste bill in the UK’s hospitality and food service sector has been identified by WRAP, the organisation that … Read More