McDonald’s France has been taken to task by Zero Waste France (ZWF) over its ‘insufficient’ recycling and waste management methods, with the organisation calling on fast food companies to transform transparency over their packaging waste.
The EU’s main institutions will meet to discuss Circular Economy legislation for the first time next Tuesday after the European Council agreed a negotiating mandate that is believed to contain a 60 per cent recycling target for 2030.
Corona is looking at replacing all plastic items in its supply chain, teaming up with marine pollution network Parley for the Oceans to fight ocean plastic pollution with a plan to protect 100 islands across the globe by 2020.
The government should establish a national food waste reduction target, with retailers forced to publish figures on their food waste, after a voluntary approach has proved ‘inadequate’, says Parliament’s EFRA Committee.
Activities regarding waste and resources will be brought “somewhat to a pause” following Tuesday’s announcement of a snap election, Resources Minister Therese Coffey admitted yesterday at a session of the EFRA Committee.
MEPs have called on the EU to step up its actions on fighting food waste, unanimously agreeing proposals around making redistribution of surplus food easier and imposing labelling improvements on products.