Archive for the ‘Waste and Recycling’ Category

Report on research by Cranfield and IGD for WRAP on where fruit and vegetable waste occurs in the food chain. Recommendations for action

http://www.wrap.org.uk/downloads/Resource_Map_Fruit_and_Veg_final_6_june_2011.b36a4db3.10854.pdf

Europe ponders the biofuel crops versus land use priorities (food –environment)

http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/10/1772

Government ditches waste charge plans after NFU Lobbying

Lobbying by the NFU has seen the Government abandon plans to charge farmers for registering exemption for agricultural waste.

To read more click the link

http://www.nfuonline.com/x41953.xml

Food Ethics – Autumn ’09: Waste: dishing the dirt

Wasting food is costly, damages the environment and, in a world where a billion people are hungry, deeply unfair. But is simply cutting food waste enough to tackle these problems?

Tom MacMillan, executive director of the Food Ethics Council says:

“Food waste is harmful and unfair, and it is essential to stop food going into landfill.

To read the more click the link

http://www.foodethicscouncil.org