Tag Archives: Waste Watch

Waste watch: Salad dodgers

86% OF takeaway salads chucked in the bin; a revolution in use-by dates and another in booking services that could both dramatically cut waste.                     Almost every bagged salad offered by takeaway outlets is thrown straight in the bin. According to the waste management company BusinessWaste.…
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Waste Watch

WITH FOOD waste apparently now costing the global economy £475 billion (see WasteWatch October), and the food retail chain in the UK about £950 a tonne (see page 22), preventing it has become big business – even for small firms. Take the JellyPickleJam vintage tea shop in Evesham, Worcestershire. Its owner, Lisa Whelan, has launched a…
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Shrinking wallets producing expanding waistlines

WITH FOOD prices on the rise and the UK in tough economic times, consumers have turned to low cost, processed foods, according to a new study.   Britain’s Changing Diet in Difficult Times, compiled by Waste Watch, shows how this changing diet is “seriously damaging” the health of the nation – and the planet.  …
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