Tag: food waste awareness

Reducing food waste with resealable packaging

a bin overflowing with food waste
The environment has been a prevalent topic this year, prompting supermarkets and manufacturers to commit to reducing waste within the next few years. Many companies have signed up to the Courtauld Commitment 2025, a voluntary agreement making food and drink production and consumption more sustainable. Food production and food waste is one of ...

Reducing food waste: How packaging can help

A waste bin overflowing with rubbish
Did you know Glasgow households waste 41,000 tonnes of food - the equivalent to throwing away around 90 million meals each year? The Evening Times reports the average Glasgow household bins around 7,900 tonnes of fresh vegetables and salad and 2,500 tonnes of meat each year. The city also throws away over 236,000 slices of bread a year and ...

A one day increase in product life can significantly reduce food waste

Nearly 15 million tonnes of food is wasted in the UK every year and almost half of it comes from our households. A recent report from WRAP has revealed that increasing product life by one day could save 250,000 tonnes of waste a year. Most often people get rid of food because they cooked too much or were not able to use it in time.WRAP ...

World leaders urged to tackle food waste to save billions

Report by UK waste experts warns that growing global middle class could see £388bn worth of food wasted every year by 2030. Governments across the world should make reducing food waste an urgent priority in order to save as much as £194bn annually by 2030, according to a report. Cutting food waste leads to greater efficiency, more ...

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