Tag Archives: FoodCycle

Crowd-funded FoodCycle celebrates 6 years

IN THE 6 years since its creation, FoodCycle has served 125,000 meals across 19 projects and saved 146,000kg of food from going to waste.                   The charity combines volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create nutritious meals for people at risk from food poverty and…
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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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WRAP looks at redistribution to tackle food waste

THE WASTE & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has issued a new study which suggests that food waste could be cut through the redistribution of surplus products by retailers.                       The Food Connection Programme report researched the level and types of excess food which supermarkets often…
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Landfill’s End?

POLITICIANS HAVE raised the prospect of a total ban on sending food waste to the tip but the industry is in two minds about the benefits.                     Food waste has been thrust into the spotlight. A number of heavyweight reports have whetted the media and, in turn,…
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