Following the release of Defra’s 25-year plan to improve the environment, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, looks at the strategy in further detail and discusses whether or not it contains sufficient substance – particularly when it comes to food … Continue reading →
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey outlined the criteria of the Food Waste Reduction Fund at today’s Courtauld Commitment 2025 Signatory Summit, held in London yesterday (31 January). Expressions of Interest are now welcome to the £500,000 fund provided by Defra, and administered by sustainability experts … Continue reading →
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Initial findings from the Bristol Waste Company’s food waste trial “Slim My Waste – Feed My Face” has shown high levels of engagement and extremely encouraging results, including an 87 percent increase in food waste collected. The project was run in … Continue reading →
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UK resources and waste policy is seemingly evolving like a serialised “whodunit?”, says Gev Eduljee, a non-executive director at Resource Futures. In the wake of the Government’s 25-Year Plan unveiling yesterday (11 January), he analyses how it related to our … Continue reading →
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Tata Steel has developed a mobile canning line concept which will allow farmers, anywhere in the world, to process and preserve their produce on site, helping to reduce food loss dramatically at source whilst generating additional revenues for farmers, it … Continue reading →
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Almost two-thirds of waste that ends up in non-recyclable waste bins in Scottish households could have been recycled, according to a new Zero Waste Scotland report. The report, The Composition of Household Waste at the Kerbside, shows that, on average, … Continue reading →
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Wales’s Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, reiterated the Welsh Government’s determination to tackle food waste, during a festive visit to Iceland Food Limited’s head office in Deeside yesterday. Every year, the UK bins poultry costing around £660m. The Minister visited … Continue reading →
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A new £500,000 fund for charities is being launched today (21 December) to support the redistribution of quality surplus food to people in need, throughout England. Latest evidence shows that 47,000 tonnes of surplus food were re-distributed in 2015. WRAP … Continue reading →
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