Waste is given a new life as art in a show at GroundWork Gallery in King’s Lynn, the UK’s only gallery to specialise in art and the environment with the aim of demonstrating how art and artists can enable deeper thought about environmental issues.
Shoppers will be given a simpler, more consistent range of storage and date advice on food packaging after new WRAP guidance presented a new industry standard for date labelling and storage advice used by food manufacturers and retailers.
Many ‘leading food retailers’ have taken steps towards agreeing to report their food waste figures individually using a common methodology following talks, although reports that a final agreement has been reached are believed to be premature.
A round-up of news from the waste and resources sector including a new test for anaerobic digestion biomethane potential, food waste funding for Norfolk and an inquiry into the sustainability of the Ministry of Justice.
Digital waste company Winnow has sealed $7.4 million (£5.6 million) in growth capital to fund the further development of its Waste Monitor app helping commercial and residential kitchens monitor and cut their food waste.
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.
Residents in Bristol and South Staffordshire are the latest to receive targeted messaging about recycling metal products as part of the MetalMatters programme, with help from compliance scheme Ecosurety.