Tag: reducing food waste

Fighting food waste – How Reseal-it® can help

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British households throw away 7.3m tonnes of food and drink each year, which represents 71% of the total food waste produced in the UK. Most of it is preventable.  Avoidable food waste costs an average British family £700 a year or almost £60 a month – money that could be better spent elsewhere. Much of the food and drink that we throw ...

Reducing food waste at home with resealable packaging

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There are many things that have a negative impact on our planet, one of them is food waste. Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) estimates the total amount of food waste in the UK at an alarming 10 million tonnes. This equates to over £17 billion a year, and amounts to about 20 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Shocking, but ...

Research reveals customers prefer packaging that helps to reduce food waste

Environmental considerations are becoming increasingly important to customers and can influence their buying decisions. A recent report from Mintel reveals that as many as fifty-six percent of US shoppers would choose one food product over another if its packaging better protected the product inside.* Fifty-four percent are also willing to ...

Food waste in a single occupancy household

The amount of food we buy and consume depends on the size of the household we live in. But attractive discounts on larger quantities and “family-sized” packs often encourage us to pick the most economical options. A report from WRAP* reveals that people who live on their own waste on average more food than those living in larger ...

How resealable packaging can help to protect the environment?

Food waste affects our environment in many ways. We may not think about this but water, energy and fuel used in manufacturing and cooking food produce harmful greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming and climate change. In addition, some products that get lost or damaged during transportation and storage may leak and pollute the ...

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