UK Supermarkets have agreed to report on food waste by company, using a common methodology, according to reports. The news was reported by The Grocer, which claims a source revealed that talks facilitated by the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) led … Continue reading →
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Consumers in the UK and US will have a greater focus on the sustainability of the food they consume, the waste that is produced and the recyclability of packaging in 2018, according to new research. Innova Market Insights’ top five … Continue reading →
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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan today (11 August) launched plans to help make London a zero waste city. The Environment Plan consults on a number of waste targets and standards, including aiming for no biodegradable or recyclable waste to … Continue reading →
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More than a quarter of people throw away food every day, with an estimated 10% of all groceries binned amounting to £364 a year, according to a poll issued by Waitrose. Salad leaves, bread, fruit and vegetables, as well as leftovers and open … Continue reading →
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WRAP’s annual Gate Fees Report has found a number of changes since last year, most notable a drop in Material Recovery Facilities (MRF), Anaerobic Digestion (AD), and Energy from Waste (EfW) gate fees, whilst landfill gate fees have increased. In-vessel … Continue reading →
Following yesterday’s elections for the chairs of Parliament’s select committees, it is the Conservative MP, Neil Parish, who will chair the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. The chairs of the departmental select committees were announced by the Speaker, the … Continue reading →
WRAP is currently working with UK Governments and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to update industry guidance on the application of on-pack date and related advice (storage and freezing guidance) with the aim of reducing food waste. The guidance aims … Continue reading →
The IKEA initiative, Food is Precious, aims to cut food waste in its food operations by 50% by the end of its fiscal year 2020. It has also announced it is a new member of Champions 12.3, the global coalition … Continue reading →
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