Cooking up an appetite to reduce food waste

The Small Change Big Difference campaign is showing Londoners how they can reduce the food that is waste and encouraging them to recycle the inedible bits

Food worth £1.2bn goes to waste before hitting supermarket shelves

New research from WRAP reveals around 3.6m tonnes of food surplus and waste occurs annually in farms and in food supply chains

Supermarkets urged to step up to the plate and halve food waste

Every year 100,000 tonnes of ‘readily available and perfectly edible’ food – equivalent to 250m meals a year – is thrown away

EU sets out common methodology to measure food waste

It aims to ensure coherent monitoring of food waste levels for more data to be collated to put the food system onto a sustainable path

Government consults on new tax for plastic packaging producers

It would be imposed on plastic packaging that do not meet a minimum threshold of at least 30% recycled content

Meal on a plate
Logistics firm puts two million doomed meals back on the table

Fowler Welch and FareShare have slashed food waste since partnering in 2016

Can you turn food waste into sustainable plastic packaging?

Up to £60m is being provided for competitions to tackle the global plastic pollution problem

Glasgow unveils plans to become Scotland’s first circular city

It has also set a target for 15% of homes to be powered by renewable energy by 2030

Green GB Week is here!

It is designed to highlight the opportunities clean growth offers the UK and raise understanding of how businesses and the public can contribute to tackling climate change

Tesco bins best before dates in bid to banish food waste

The supermarket says around 69% of British customers believe scrapping best before dates is a good idea