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Chefs key to waste reduction

ACCORDING TO a recent poll, held during Footprint’s latest webcast, the wider industry feels that chefs are the most influential drivers in the war on waste.               Of those who took part in the poll, 42% pointed to chefs as the person most likely to make an impact on…
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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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Richard Swannell to lead live Footprint waste debate

Footprint Forum, one of the UK’s leading sustainability communities operating across the entire food supply chain, has today opened registration for its upcoming live debate, ‘Waste: A Moving Brief’. Register Here                   The debate will be broadcast live on the Footprint Channel on the 21st November at…
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Retail sector losing over £6bn through supply chain waste

NEW RESEARCH from WRAP reveals that the UK grocery retail sector could be losing as much as £6.9bn as a result of food and packaging waste in the supply chain.   The new figures show that an estimated 7% of the value of food and drink sales to households, money which could be used to…
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Global campaign to cut “foodprint”

RESTAURANTS, PUBS and hotels are being encouraged to limit menu choices and introduce flexible portioning as part of a new global campaign to cut food waste.                           Those in the hospitality sector should also consider introducing staff engagement programmes and food waste audits…
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Footprint Annual Review: Cheap milk, pricey gas and unethical coffee

THE TOP stories of 2012, from Starbucks' tax travails to rising energy bills and the "greenest Olympics ever".   January/February   With the mince pies sitting heavily around the waistline and the influence of festive parties still coursing through the veins, health and diets are rarely far from the headlines in the new year. And so…
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Five key steps to tackle food waste

THE FOOD industry needs to start treating food waste as a resource if it is to solve Europe’s 90 million tonne food waste problem.   But, like first timers at Alcoholics Anonymous, everyone has to accept they have a waste problem before they can start to solve it.   These were two of the conclusions…
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FootprintComment: What price for energy efficiency?

GRAM UK’s Glenn Roberts outlines the findings of the company’s 2012 survey.                   “THE GREEN Paper 2012 revealed that in 2010, 64% of respondents wanted to be greener, but in 2012 that figure has increased to 78%. However, the number of respondents actually practising green initiatives has…
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Scots sign up to waste agreement

SCOTTISH COMPANIES have come out in force to back the new Hospitality and Foodservice Agreement to cut waste.                     Recent signatories include The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh; Edinburgh International Conference Centre; compostable food packaging manufacturers Vegware; and Scottish Water Horizons.   Biffa has also become the first…
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