• New scheme aims to get businesses recycling

    A NEW recycling scheme has been launched in London, which aims to offer businesses in London and the South East an effective drinks can recycling scheme.                           Every… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • Aramark helps BP cut waste by 50%

    WASTE HAS been cut by half at BP’s headquarters in Dyce, Aberdeen, thanks to a number of initiatives by its foodservice provider.   Aramark has driven an improvement in resource efficiency, helping BP from a 27% recycling rate in 2008… Read More

  • New video to inspire action on waste

    UNILEVER FOOD Solutions has launched an interactive video wall for operators to share their success and exchange best practice on reducing avoidable food waste.   The wall shows how chefs and caterers have used the company’s Wise up on Waste… Read More

  • £500,000 fund to support business food waste collections in England

    A fund of half a million pounds was today launched to support demonstration projects which encourage the collection of food waste from businesses and public sector buildings. The fund, totalling £500,000 over the next 3 years, is managed by WRAP… Read More


    THE FOOD Standards Agency has given a huge endorsement to the safety of British eggs by relaxing its advice on using eggs after their best before date. The Agency, which had previously stated that all eggs must be used within… Read More

  • WRAP speaks to the Green Alliance / CBI conference on resource security

    PRODUCT reuse could hold the key to issues of resource security says WRAP   You’ll remember that the Footprint Awards we themed the evening around “upcycling”.  There are echos of that concept in what WRAP have highlighted in this speech to the… Read More

  • Food waste trial for Wetherspoon

    WETHERSPOON HAS begun a trial to collect food waste from over two dozen of its sites. Biffa, the company’s long-term waste contractor, will collect the waste from 28 sites across the country. Most of it will end up in the… Read More

  • Waste targets within reach for grocery

    GROCERY RETAILERS and manufacturers in the UK are making significant progress in meeting the waste and recycling targets set out in phase 2 of the Courtauld Commitment.   Companies have already managed to cut packaging weight and waste by 5.1%… Read More

  • Footprint Round Table: Early Adopters Group

    No Time to waste Footprint’s Early Adopters Round Table gets the ball rolling on WRAP’s planned voluntary agreement to reduce packaging and food waste in foodservice.                       Recent Events 14th June –… Read More