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In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable was binned

In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable was binned:  In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable to consumers globally was binned. It is estimated that approximately 931 milllion tonnes of food sold to retailers, households, restaurants and other food services was wasted in 19, this is according to the Food Waste Index Report…
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Brits bin nearly 42% of the food they purchase each year

Brits bin nearly 42% of the food they purchase each year: Brits throw out around 42% of the food they purchase, with an approximate £2,675 of items ending up in the bin each year. That’s as reported by current research by Samsung, that discovered that the major cause of food waste is that people don’t…
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Wasted food generates 6 times greenhouse gas emissions

Wasted food generates 6 times greenhouse gas emissions: Food waste is destroying the environment and forcing catastrophic climate change, according to sustainability charity WRAP. A new study published by the organisation alerts that climate change cannot be stopped if society doesn’t stop wasting food and explains that shockingly, less than a third of people realise…
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Smarter manufacturing gets £300m booster

Smarter manufacturing gets £300m booster: An investment of £300 million has been announced by the UK in joint government and industry funding to boost the nation’s manufacturing capacities. £147 million will be invested by the government, backed by further funding from industry, to support businesses in implementing new technologies to improve their manufacturing productivity, create…
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