Each American throws away nearly three metric tonnes of food over their lifetime

A new survey suggests this means each year the average US citizen wastes around $2,796 on food that ends up in the bin

Food Waste Reduction Roadmap secures 185 signatories in first year

The scheme aims to see the volume of food wasted across the country halved by 2030 and was launched last year by WRAP and IGD

Changing climate ‘is risking UK’s national food security’

The Environmental Audit Committee suggests a high dependency on imported fresh food, coupled with failure to act on climate breakdown, could mean shortages in the future

University of Cambridge slashes emissions with dietary switch-up

The university said its implementation of measures such as removing beef and lamb from the menu in 2016 has had a signficant effect on its carbon footprint

Vegan takeaways coming in hot! Meat-free meals quadruple since 2016

The British Takeaway Campaign says the popularity of animal product-free takeaways grew by 388% between 2016 and 2018

UK farming sector ‘must dramatically change to avoid climate catastrophe’

The RSA Food Farming & Countryside Commission urges agricultural systems must be radically transformed and made sustainable within a decade

UK bins nearly £10bn worth of food every year

A new survey suggests each adult in the UK throws away an average of £6.84 of unused food each week

Tesco turns its bread waste into new product ranges

The supermarket is using wasted baguettes and batons to make bread pudding and olive oil crostini

It turns out food can be created from thin air after all…

That’s the bold claim from Solar Foods, which has created a new protein source made using carbon dioxide, water and electricity

Scotland hits record food waste recycling rate

Since 2013, the increase in the amount of food waste being recycled has prevented 41,500 tonnes of greenhouse gases being produced