Category Archives: Food Waste

Turning Food Waste into Profit

A restaurant loses €24,000 a year to food waste, a hotel €150,000 – so tackling it makes sense

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Turn food waste into Profit Seminar

Hotels, Restaurants and all those involved in the food service industry in the North West and further afield are invited to attend the “ Turn Food Waste into Profit” Seminar On Shannon on May 29th .

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Life Supported, A day on our Earth

Every day, our Earth spins in a 24-hour cycle.
The choices we make in that time impact the health of the planet, and the legacy we have for future generations.
This is the story of one day. Time is …

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Food for thought – how good quality vegetables are being rejected over wonky look

The battle against food waste is being undermined by supermarket chains’ strict visual criteria for vegetables and fruit…

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Farmers urged to join battle on food waste

Farmers and processors are being urged to help curb food waste in the EU. Each year, 88 million tonnes of food are thrown away in the bloc’s 28 member countries – 20pc of all food produced in the EU – at a cost of €143bn.

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Irish retailers fight against food waste

FoodCloud Hubs has been officially opened by Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar.

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Money can grow on TREEs!

A new and free online resource has been launched to help SMEs identify areas where savings can be made through improved environmental practices.

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Stop food waste: Commission launches EU Platform dedicated to achieving Sustainable Development Goal

The European Commission has published the composition of the EU Platform on Food losses and Food Waste announced in the 2015 EU Action Plan for Circular Economy.

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Action to cut food waste gains momentum across Europe

Efforts to force supermarkets and other businesses to waste less food are gaining momentum following France’s ban on supermarkets throwing out unwanted food, according to campaigners.

Last month ME…

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Half of all US food produce is thrown away, new research suggests

The demand for ‘perfect’ fruit and veg means much is discarded, damaging the climate and leaving people hungry..

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