The government has announced grant funding of £3.25 million to be made available to food redistribution organisations to ensure surplus food can reach those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The grant, announced on Friday (2 April), is to be provided by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) as part of the Resource Action Fund and will be managed by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP... More
With UK households being encouraged to stay at home and limit trips to the supermarket, it is more important than ever to make food last for longer. Resource has compiled some tips to create less household food waste during the Covid-19 outbreak and create positive habits for the future.
The European Commission has today (11 March) published its new Circular Economy Action Plan, outlining measures to ensure that products are designed to last longer and are easier to reuse, repair and recycle.
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched a new public-facing campaign to provide citizens with the latest information on plastic packaging to allow them to make informed decisions about its use.
Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and Co-founder of compostable packaging producer TIPA, calls for a significant investment in facilities capable of dealing with compostable packaging to address the problems posed by plastic packaging.
Loopholes in the EU’s Single Use Plastic (SUP) Directive providing possible exemptions for natural polymers could undermine the legislation’s aim to reduce the environmental impact of single-use products, according to a new report from Eunomia Research and Consulting.
Cardiff residents that persistently place non-recyclable items in recycling containers face the prospect of a fine and prosecution if they do not heed warnings from Cardiff Council to recycle properly as part of the council’s bid to reduce contamination and increase the city’s recycling rate.