All for show? Why we need better leadership on recycling

Its time for businesses and government to be honest with consumers about the environmental impact of packaging, writes Viridor’s Tim Rotheray While the UK government’s food strategy for England, published this week, has come in for a lot of criticism, it put a vital spotlight on food waste. In the midst of a cost-of-living crisis, … Read more

Co-op and Caboodle: New digital platform aims to optimise surplus food redistribution

The Co-op and Microsoft have this week launched a new digital platform designed to connect food businesses such as supermarkets, restaurants, and factories with community groups and volunteers who redistribute surplus food that would otherwise go to waste. Dubbed Caboodle, the not-for-profit platform aims to tackle the estimated 1.1 million tons of food that goes … Read more

Choco: Meet the German startup digitising restaurant orders to address food waste

Every year, an estimated one-third of all food produced in the world – about 1.3 billion tons – is lost or wasted. The emissions related to food waste are equivalent to an estimated 3.3. billion tons of CO2, making food waste the third largest driver of greenhouse gas emissions. Startup Choco, on the heels of … Read more