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Pop-ups, orange peel and African food

We spoke to the Groundnut team about African cuisine, how the pop-up model limits food waste and a circular economy story about orange peel. What is The Groundnut and why did you start it? The Groundnut is a project run by the three of us, Folayemi Brown, Duval Timothy and...

Waste – The Perils and Blessings of Packaging.

[caption id="attachment_14601" align="alignright" width="300"] Birds mistaking plastic for foodImage Credit: Bo Eide[/caption] 177 million tonnes a year. That is how much waste we in the UK generate every year according to Defra. Sending...

5 Food Waste Facts – That Would Change Your Eating Habits [Infographic]

We were so inspired by the LoveFoodhatewaste, Greatist and Mashable UK information about food waste, we decided to make an infographic of our top 5 facts about food waste. 5 Facts About Food Waste Infographic

Therefore it is important we try and reduce as much food waste as...

4 top tips in reducing food waste in the restaurant and catering industry [Infographic]

What if we told you, you were literally throwing away money? Food waste is an on going issue that can be costing your business more than you think. Not only is wasting food bad for the environment, it’s also costly. Wrap recommend applying a cost to food waste to demonstrate...

WRAP’s Latest Report – “Household Food & Drink Waste”

  [caption id="attachment_6184" align="alignright" width="321"] WRAP Report - Published June 2014[/caption] Why do we throw good food away at home? What can be done to reduce household food waste? These are just some of the questions addressed in WRAP's new report. WRAP,...

Festival Traders – Reducing Food Waste

How to Cut Down Your Food Waste!   Not only is food waste a huge emitter of Co2, but an estimated 870 million people - or around 1 in 8 people globally - live in hunger around the world (The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization,...

Sustainable Festivals

[caption id="attachment_4911" align="alignright" width="400"] Image from Askbabycotswold.co.uk[/caption] The UK festival season is about to kick off!   And with the industry on the rise and rise over the past 10 years, some festivals are now as large as small cities. And that can mean a huge consumption of food, water and fossil fuels -...