WRAP is calling for local and national organisations to join it in taking joined-up action to help residents cut food waste as it starts a new phase in the organisation’s consumer food waste prevention strategy.
ReFood Commercial Director Philip Simpson suggests the recently announced £200-million waste budget boost for local authorities is masking rising landfill disposal costs, for which there are economic alternatives.
IKEA has committed to cutting food waste produced by its food operations by 50 per cent before the end of 2020 using a new smart solution technology that measures food waste and allows staff to identify ways of cutting it out at source.
A group of world-famous chefs are spreading the word about the growing problem of food waste through an Anthony Bourdain-backed documentary – ‘WASTED! The Story of Food Waste’ – which will get its UK premiere in London next week.
Major retailers Sainsbury’s and M&S have suspended their partnerships with food redistribution organisation The Real Junk Food Project over an investigation by West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service.
Compost quality standard PAS 100 is to be revised and updated after Renewable Energy Assurance Limited initiated the process for bringing the standard into line with the latest developments in the sector.