Tesco, Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Nestle are set to pledge to halve food waste by 2030. The companies will join forces with around 300 other businesses and sign up to commitments to reduce food waste.
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How much food do you waste? Do you have a mouldy block of cheese hiding in the back of your fridge, or some leftovers that are past their best?
If you already own a food and drinks manufacturing business, you already know that you would get through huge quantities of raw materials, energy and water, but if you use these resources efficiently, you can really reduce your costs and help increase your profits.
With firework night now over and done with for another year, you may have had a lot of food on the go which can equate to a lot of food waste. We have compiled a list of recipes which you could use to reduce the amount of food ending up in the waste.
Bristol Waste Company have released their figures in relation to their 'Slim My Waste - Feed My Face' campaign, it has shown that there has been a positive effect on food recycling rates across the city and that iver 290 tonnes of extra food waste has been collected in the 10 weeks the campaign has been running.
A food waste trial run by the Bristol Waste Company aiming to get people thinking about how they could reduce their weekly food waste, Bristol families throw away on average £60 worth of food every month and the energy alone generated from food waste could actually power the city.
Marks and Spencer has been on the receiving end of some anger after one of its stores disposed of £10k worth of food on christmas eve that had been pledged to be donated to charity. Despite running initiatives designed to help the environment, it is not the first time Marks and Spencer has been seen throwing food away.
Everyone buys too much food at christmas which then translates into more food waste, recent figures published show that we throw away the equivalent of 2 million turkeys, 5 million christmas puddings and 74 million mince pies at christmas. Love Food Waste have paired with Unilever to help families across the UK cut down on their food waste and shopping bill by 15%.
Derby City Council are providing their residents with recipe ideas for their christmas leftovers, the council say they are trying to help reduce the 7 million tonnes of food waste that ends up in landfill each year. Included in their recipes is a vegetable curry, turkey spring rolls and a chocolate fondant.
Most food waste which is not available for kerbside collections end up going to landfill via your normal waste bin, Devon have now introducted the food waste caddy for their residents to go alongside their regular recycling collections, this is part of their 'recycle more' project which aims to help reduce council costs by £340,000 per year.