£7bn worth of waste produced by grocery sector

The UK’s grocery and food manufacturing sectors produce £6.9 billion worth of food and packaging waste every year, a new report has revealed. That represents around 7% of the value of food and drink sales to households, which could be used to increase exports or investments, the government-backed waste advisory agency suggests. The production of […]

Londoners could save £79m by cutting food waste

A campaign to prevent food waste could save London households millions of pounds if rolled-out across the capital city. The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) revealed the impacts of its six-month ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ (LFHW) campaign – a partnership with the Mayor of London – which showed West London boroughs reduced their food […]