‘Americans eat only 59% of the food they buy’

The average American consumer spends approximately $1,300 per year on food that ends up being wasted, according to a new study

Government offers £3m to tackle food waste during coronavirus crisis

Funds will benefit food organisations, which aim to cut food waste and redistribute up to 14,000 tonnes of surplus stock during the coronavirus pandemic

UK councils warn of ‘wave of waste’ due to Covid-19 lockdown

District’s Council’s Network has called on residents to work with their local council to manage ‘a perfect storm’ of growing levels of waste

Tompkins County receives $4.3m grants to reduce food waste

The investment aims to help hungry New Yorkers and cuts out greenhouse gas emissions

Businesses and non-profit groups offered £1.15m to bin food waste

The challenge is part of the government’s efforts to reduce food waste by 20% by 2025

Cooking up an appetite to reduce food waste

The Small Change Big Difference campaign is showing Londoners how they can reduce the food that is waste and encouraging them to recycle the inedible bits

Food worth £1.2bn goes to waste before hitting supermarket shelves

New research from WRAP reveals around 3.6m tonnes of food surplus and waste occurs annually in farms and in food supply chains

Supermarkets urged to step up to the plate and halve food waste

Every year 100,000 tonnes of ‘readily available and perfectly edible’ food – equivalent to 250m meals a year – is thrown away

EU sets out common methodology to measure food waste

It aims to ensure coherent monitoring of food waste levels for more data to be collated to put the food system onto a sustainable path

Government consults on new tax for plastic packaging producers

It would be imposed on plastic packaging that do not meet a minimum threshold of at least 30% recycled content

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