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Dr Richard Swannell discusses the latest HaFSA figures

You’ve just published interim data on the Hospitality and Foodservice Agreement on waste (HaFSA). What are the headline findings? Richard Swannell: The interim results compare the figures reported for 2014 with the baseline figures. This shows a continued good collective performance by signatories against both the waste prevention, and waste management targets. CO2 equivalent (CO2e)…
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Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and remains the only initiative to honour the sustainable achievements of companies across the entire food…
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Footprint drives waste debate with latest online discussion

FOOTPRINT, THE foodservice industry’s sustainability champion, is calling on the hospitality industry to join them in furthering the waste debate with its latest FootprintChannel.tv broadcast.                       Sustainability & Waste Denial will broadcast live on the 12th March at 9.30am, and aims to highlight the tools…
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Extending shelf life could save 250,000 tonnes of food

A NEW REPORT out from Waste Resource Action Programme (WRAP) reveals that an estimated 250,000 tonnes of food wasted every year could be saved if an extra day was added to its shelf life.                     In its report - Reducing food waste by extending product life –…
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Courtauld results show packaging down and food redistribution up

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…
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FPA launches environment seminar “From concept to recovery”

THE FPA has announced details of its Environment Conference which takes place at the East Midlands Conference Centre at the University of Nottingham on Thursday 15 January 2015.                   The theme for 2015 ‘From Concept to Recovery’ continues the work the FPA has embarked upon to facilitate…
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Record numbers tune into FootprintChannel.TV to hear new waste figures

LEADING SENIOR professionals from foodservice and hospitality businesses across the UK, including Hilton International, McDonald's, Carillion, Coca-Cola, the House of Lords and The Greater London Authority tuned into the latest FootprintChannel.TV live broadcast to hear new figures on food waste in the UK.                     In an exclusive…
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