• Chefs key to waste reduction

    ACCORDING TO a recent poll, held during Footprint’s latest webcast, the wider industry feels that chefs are the most influential drivers in the war on waste.               Of those who took part in the… Read More

  • Lords EU Committee to question code adjudicator on preventing food waste

    THE HOUSE of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy will take evidence from Christine Tacon CBE, The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) on March 11th.                   The GCA was established… Read More

  • Footprint drives waste debate with latest online discussion

    FOOTPRINT, THE foodservice industry’s sustainability champion, is calling on the hospitality industry to join them in furthering the waste debate with its latest broadcast.                       Sustainability & Waste Denial… Read More

  • Richard Swannell to lead live Footprint waste debate

    Footprint Forum, one of the UK’s leading sustainability communities operating across the entire food supply chain, has today opened registration for its upcoming live debate, ‘Waste: A Moving Brief’. Register Here                  … Read More

  • Retail sector losing over £6bn through supply chain waste

    NEW RESEARCH from WRAP reveals that the UK grocery retail sector could be losing as much as £6.9bn as a result of food and packaging waste in the supply chain.   The new figures show that an estimated 7% of… Read More

  • Global campaign to cut “foodprint”

    RESTAURANTS, PUBS and hotels are being encouraged to limit menu choices and introduce flexible portioning as part of a new global campaign to cut food waste.                           Those… Read More

  • Footprint Annual Review: Cheap milk, pricey gas and unethical coffee

    THE TOP stories of 2012, from Starbucks’ tax travails to rising energy bills and the “greenest Olympics ever”.   January/February   With the mince pies sitting heavily around the waistline and the influence of festive parties still coursing through the veins,… 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

  • FootprintComment: What price for energy efficiency?

    GRAM UK’s Glenn Roberts outlines the findings of the company’s 2012 survey.                   “THE GREEN Paper 2012 revealed that in 2010, 64% of respondents wanted to be greener, but in 2012 that… Read More

  • Scots sign up to waste agreement

    SCOTTISH COMPANIES have come out in force to back the new Hospitality and Foodservice Agreement to cut waste.                     Recent signatories include The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh; Edinburgh International Conference Centre; compostable… Read More