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Reducing food waste could save the global economy $300 billion a year

by WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme)  (Feb. 26, 2015)

Reducing consumer food waste could save between US$120 and 300 billion per year by 2030 according to a new report by WRAP (The Waste & Resources Action Programme) and the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. To achieve this would require a 20-50% reduction in consumer food waste. One third of all food produced in the world ends up as ...

UNIVALOM installs a Big Hanna Composter in a community composting site in a housing area in Les Semboules, France.

by Susteco AB  (Feb. 26, 2015)

UNIVALOM - an association controlled by a number of local councils with the objective to recycle household waste just finished their eleventh composting facility which can be used by the residents nearby.  In the area UNIVALOM just opened the recycling center and a collection place for organic waste from households and companies. The ...

EPA Recognizes Dallas Stars for Reducing Food Waste

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 29, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League for the team’s achievements in reducing food waste. The Stars participated in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge, which encourages organizations and businesses to save money, help communities, and protect the environment by ...

EPA Recognizes Food Recovery Challenge Winners for Reducing Waste

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 29, 2015)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today recognized the accomplishments of organizations and businesses in the Great Lakes region participating in EPA's Food Recovery Challenge program. EPA works with organizations through the Food Recovery Challenge to prevent and reduce wasted food in order to save money, protect the environment and feed the ...

Urgent collaboration required on food wastage

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  (Oct. 16, 2013)

Urgent collaboration along the entire food chain is needed if the world is to address the problem of food waste and losses, a high-level seminar heard in Rome today. Everyone has a critical role to play in preventing wastage, from farmers to processors, transporters, retailers and consumers, according to the seminar on combating global food ...

New Food Waste Framework Points to a Fundamental Rethink of Food Practices

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 3, 2014)

To solve the problem of food waste we need to radically rethink how our food is produced and consumed, researchers argue in a recent study. They propose a new framework that considers how to reduce wastage throughout the supply chain. Preventing excess levels of food production and consumption in the first place is its most important step. Food ...

New food waste framework points to a fundamental rethink of food practices

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 3, 2014)

To solve the problem of food waste we need to radically rethink how our food is produced and consumed, researchers argue in a recent study. They propose a new framework that considers how to reduce wastage throughout the supply chain. Preventing excess levels of food production and consumption in the first place is its most important step. Food ...

SEaB Energy targets port waste

by SEaB Energy Ltd.  (Feb. 2, 2015)

UK-based SEaB Energy is encouraging sustainable operations with its patented technology that turns waste into energy, and is looking to target the ports sector next. The Flexibuster, a self-contained anaerobic digester, is designed to process food and organic waste. Developed by the company five years ago, it is manufactured by them and ...

EPA Recognizes Outstanding Food Recovery Challenge and WasteWise Program Participants

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 28, 2015)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the accomplishments of organizations and businesses participating in EPA's Food Recovery Challenge and WasteWise program for reducing their climate footprint, improving efficiency, helping communities and achieving cost savings through waste reduction. These programs save money, ...

Courtauld results show packaging down and food redistribution up

by WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme)  (Jan. 22, 2015)

The first year results of the Courtauld Commitment Phase 3, released today by WRAP, show an approximate 4.5% reduction of the carbon impacts of packaging, while food waste prevention efforts have led to 80% more food being redistributed. Signatories’ efforts to reduce packaging, increase recycled content and use different packaging ...

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