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MPs question retailers over food waste action

Representative of four major supermarkets were questioned by MPs yesterday (18 January) over their efforts to tackle food waste. Officials from Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s and Waitrose ...

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With news on: Scotland wins Circular Economy award; B&M Waste plants trees to reduce carbon footprint; Mick George offers online commercial waste service; Biffa awarded highest ever safety rating, and; Courtauld Commitment signatories to ...

Action to reduce food waste within the European Union remains ‘fragmented and intermittent,’ a report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has claimed. According to the ECA report published today (17 January), which ...

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), has called on Defra to show leadership following publication of WRAP figures showing a rise in household food waste. The organisation called on the Department for ...

Two one-day conferences are set to kick off a programme of live events organised by letsrecycle.com in 2017. The National Food Waste Conference takes place at the Royal ...

A voluntary commitment by grocery retailers and manufacturers to reduce food waste between 2012 and 2015 failed to prevent a growth in household food waste arisings, WRAP has reported today (10 January). Signatories to the third ...

The government’s Department for Communities and Local Government has issued a series of ‘practical tips’ to the public for the disposal of Christmas trees, which includes advice to burn trees on bonfires. The Department, ...

With news on plans by Brighton & Hove to increase recycling rates; compliance accreditation for Ubico; a construction firm buying shares in Wastewise, and; the development of a new circular economy standard.

Food waste produced by the UK’s seven largest retailers increased by 20,000 tonnes in 2015, according to figures published yesterday (December 13) by retail trade association the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The data, in the...

Oil recycling firm Slicker Recycling has announced a period of expansion with the acquisition of industrial cleaning company John Rome. Slicker Recycling, formerly Hydrodec UK/OSS Group, has purchased the company from the Avanti ...

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