‘UK households waste 30% more food’ as lockdown eases

People who worked fewer hours or were furloughed during the lockdown and those with children who returned to school post-lockdown generate more food waste, according to a new report

Australian food waste-to-energy plant wins national innovation merit

The facility has converted approximately 82,000 tonnes of food waste into enough clean energy to power 1,500 homes

‘UK households waste less food during coronavirus lockdown’

Nearly a third of UK consumers say they are cooking more creatively during the lockdown, while 30% have started saving leftovers, according to a survey

Defra: ‘No legal reason why waste and recycling centres cannot be open’

Defra encourages councils to reopen their recycling services as ‘household waste recycling centres play an essential role to the economy’

‘Food made out of thin air and renewable electricity can fix many of today’s problems’

That’s the suggestion from Pasi Vainikka, Co-Founder and CEO of Solar Foods who spoke to ELN about the pioneering discovery of a protein produced from CO2 using clean power

‘Americans eat only 59% of the food they buy’

The average American consumer spends approximately $1,300 per year on food that ends up being wasted, according to a new study

Government offers £3m to tackle food waste during coronavirus crisis

Funds will benefit food organisations, which aim to cut food waste and redistribute up to 14,000 tonnes of surplus stock during the coronavirus pandemic

UK councils warn of ‘wave of waste’ due to Covid-19 lockdown

District’s Council’s Network has called on residents to work with their local council to manage ‘a perfect storm’ of growing levels of waste

Tompkins County receives $4.3m grants to reduce food waste

The investment aims to help hungry New Yorkers and cuts out greenhouse gas emissions

Businesses and non-profit groups offered £1.15m to bin food waste

The challenge is part of the government’s efforts to reduce food waste by 20% by 2025