WRAP and IGD have today published the Annual Progress Report for the UK’s Food Waste Reduction Roadmap. A world-first initiative launched in September 2018, the Roadmap outlines the route the UK food industry should follow to achieve UN Sustainable Development
Karen Fisher, Special Advisor at WRAP, has been appointed to a pivotal new role as the organisation’s head of climate action strategy.
Following the overwhelming success of the UK’s inaugural Food Waste Action Week, WRAP today announces the names of the first corporate donors for its other huge week of environmental action - Recycle Week 2021.
WRAP: recycling and using up food are as much a part of our Christmas routine as falling asleep in front of James Bond
Analysis by WRAP of its Recycle Now and Love Food Hate Waste websites over Christmas 2019 reveal that the UK’s commitment to recycling and preventing food being wasted intensifies during the festive season. Many households even log-on during the big
The annual progress report for the UK’s Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, published today by WRAP and IGD, shows growing adoption of the Target-Measure-Act approach to food waste prevention with more than 70 new organisations committing to the Roadmap in the
Thirty-eight of the UK’s largest organisations involved in the production and sale of meat today announce their ambition to halve the amount of meat that goes to waste each year in the UK, and help the UK achieve net zero
WRAP is making its £1.5 million textiles grant fund more accessible and has streamlined the application process so that funds can be allocated more quickly. The deadline for applications – published as Thursday 18 June – no longer applies. Applications
New insights into the scale of surplus and food waste on UK farms will help drive forward work on their root causes at a key stage in the supply chain, and help more food reach its intended market. Research by
With news that Sainsbury’s plans to merge with Asda, there are growing concerns around the financial impact on suppliers and issues of monopoly and competitiveness.
A group of leading UK retailers have for the second time published a combined food waste figure, in line with a commitment to increase transparency and report on progress annually in this area. A British Retail Consortium (BRC) report, which
Food and grocery companies around the country are helping their employees reduce their household food waste throughout October, as IGD’s Working on Waste month gets underway for the second year running. Building on the success of 2014, food and grocery
ZABARDAST debuts food ‘wrap-app’ to improve customer dining experience, in tandem with Paythru and The App Garden
ZABARDAST, the London fast-food wrap operation with outlets in Waterloo and Croydon, has launched one of the catering industry’s first web and app solutions that seamlessly covers the entire customer food ordering process from any destination, to provide a unique and unrivalled experience with
Sainsbury’s has launched an interactive mobile and online tool in partnership with Google to give people practical help and inspiration on using up ingredients that can often lay forgotten at the back of the fridge or cupboard. Sainsbury’s Food Rescue aims to
Responding to results issued by Government waste body WRAP on the second phase of the Courtauld Commitment, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) says the results demonstrate retailers have made major strides to cut waste across the supply chain. Today’s results
To meet demand from the growing lunchtime on-the-go food market, Europe’s leading multi-material packaging manufacturer LINPAC Packaging continues to extend its new Freshware range for sweet and savoury foods. Many of the new packs are individual or twin portion
The Co-operative Food has reduced the weight of the glass on 20 own brand wines, helping to reduce the carbon impact of its packaging. Working with supplier, Kingsland Wines and Spirits, the lightweighting move will save 725 tonnes of glass
Unilever UK has announced a new partnership with Brentwood Borough Council, Chelmsford Council and WRAP (Waste and Resource Action Programme) to change consumer habits and encourage Essex residents to recycle their tea bags. The campaign kicks off today (14 May
The British Frozen Food Federation claims retailers can boost their profits by stocking more frozen fish, after a new study by WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme) found 1% of all frozen fish from across the retail supply chain
The Co-operative Group has signed up to support national charity FareShare and back its campaign to help communities relieve food poverty and reduce food waste across the UK. It has pledged to help the charity after a pilot with FareShare
International Food Partners (IFP) has launched a new sealing technology for flexible packaging, which it claims will save food manufacturers thousands of tonnes of film per year, and provide a more effective closure. The new seal system – Integrity Seal