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Waste Not Want Not

The Grocer’s national campaign, Waste Not Want Not, is seeking to unite the industry, and to lobby the government, to achieve a greater reduction in food and drink waste, and to increase the amount of edible food that is redistributed to feed needy people



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Tesco signs up as official supermarket sponsor of Waste Not Want Not

23 Feb 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Tesco joins forces with our exclusive supplier sponsor Unilever, which gave its backing to the campaign in January

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Food waste webinar: meet the panellists

20 Feb 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The broadcast will feature experts from Tesco, Unilever, FareShare and Company Shop

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Quiz industry leaders on food waste in The Grocer's webinar

17 Feb 2017 | By Megan Tatum

“A unique opportunity to grill some of the biggest names in food and drink on the industry’s biggest challenge”

Who's with us ...

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How to join the companies who have signed up so far

’If you are not a part of the solution, you are a part of the problem’, goes the saying. Find out who is backing our campaign so far

Why this campaign

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Why The Grocer is launching its Waste Not Want Not campaign

By Adam Leyland

The fact is the industry still either throws away or incinerates 1.9 million tonnes of food and drink waste

About our campaign

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Waste Not Want Not campaign launched by The Grocer

Our campaign wants the industry to work towards the goal that any edible food – that cannot be sold by retailers and manufacturers – should be used to feed people ahead of any other purpose

Food waste news

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The global food waste scandal

16 Feb 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Poor storage, bad weather and fractured networks all contribute but there are failures closer to home too say campaigners

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Social supermarket Niftie's plans online home delivery

10 Feb 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The social enterprise retailer has opened an online shop at dontwastethetaste.co.uk

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AD is the best way to deal with inevitable waste

09 Feb 2017

It’s refreshing to see attention being drawn beyond the retailers to include manufacturers further down the process

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FDF members 'eliminate' food & packaging waste to landfill

08 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

A reduction of 30.1% water used in food and drink production and a 46% decrease in CO2 emissions were also highlighted

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Sainsbury's pledges support for our food waste campaign

02 Feb 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Sainsbury’s has become the eighth major supermarket to back The Grocer’s Waste Not Want Not campaign

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How is new technology tackling food waste?

24 Nov 2016 | By Megan Tatum

The ways in which tech is tackling waste are hugely diverse

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Ugly fruit and veg is beautiful

14 Nov 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Primping and preening our dinners to make them camera-ready for Instagram is now a national pastime, but only with the right-looking type of veg

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Kellogg's progress in reducing waste

11 Nov 2016

The Waste Not Want Not campaign resonates so well with our own Breakfasts for Better Days initiative

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Company Shop: cutting waste, caring for the community

20 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Company Shop has developed Community Shop to feed needy members and help them back into work

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Food suppliers are also working hard on waste

14 Oct 2016

Tackling food waste across supply chains is a key part of FDF’s Five-fold Ambition and new Ambition 2025 commitments

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Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe comes under fire over food waste

14 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

As Coupe fought off attacks from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Tristram Stuart, the CEO looked increasingly like the pantomime baddie

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Waste Not Want Not: how the biggest suppliers are performing

07 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

From surplus in their supply chains to leftovers at the bottom of the bottle, how are manufacturers tackling waste? factory one use

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Food waste conundrum set for Efra MPs scrutiny

23 Sep 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarket bosses will next month need to explain what they are doing to reduce the UK’s food waste mountain

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Carrot or stick? MPs face a big food waste conundrum

21 Sep 2016 | By Ian Quinn

As Efra gears up for its inquiry into food waste, it’s already clear creating consensus will be an uphill struggle

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That Tesco is leading the way on food waste is amazing

09 Sep 2016 | By Adam Leyland

It’s easy to be cynical about the supermarkets. Especially when it comes to tackling food waste

your letters

Nestle anaerobic digester Fawdon

AD is the best way to deal with inevitable waste

09 Feb 2017

It’s refreshing to see attention being drawn beyond the retailers to include manufacturers further down the process

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Working together on waste will speed up change

08 Dec 2016

Sir, If we all work together we can help to speed up change on waste

Kellogg's ancient grains

Kellogg's progress in reducing waste

11 Nov 2016

The Waste Not Want Not campaign resonates so well with our own Breakfasts for Better Days initiative

muller rice

Food suppliers are also working hard on waste

14 Oct 2016

Tackling food waste across supply chains is a key part of FDF’s Five-fold Ambition and new Ambition 2025 commitments

Aldi

Collaboration will strengthen the war on waste, says Aldi

30 Jun 2016

Aldi is delighted to offer its support of your campaign and its objectives



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