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REFRESH Food Waste 2017 and Innovation Incubator Day

31 May 2017
Connecting champions to halve food waste per capita In Berlin’s innovative and sustainable event space, Umweltforum, there was a great meeting of minds when the REFRESH Food Waste 2017 conference brought together champions of food waste reduction... Read More

Six Food Loss & Waste Forum - 6 Key Messages

28 April 2017
Earlier this April, the Provision Coalition, in partnership with Canada's National Zero Waste Council and Packaging Consortium (PAC), hosted the Food Loss + Waste Forum to share opportunities that are readily available in the marketplace to address... Read More

Addressing Food Waste in your Own Operations - PDF Guide

26 January 2017
Food waste - The situation If global food waste were a country, the emissions associated with it would rival those of the entire European Union. Read More

Event: Preventing Food Surplus Becoming Food Waste

13 January 2017
On Tuesday January 24th in Manchester, UK, Anthesis’ Dr Julian Parfitt will be one eighth of the leading panel at pro-manchester’s ‘Preventing food surplus becoming food waste’ lunch event. Julian, Resource Policy Advisor and Practice Leader – and... Read More

Dr Julian Parfitt, Resource Hot 100 Nominee, Food Waste Q&A - Part 2

16 December 2016
In part 2, we explore some further insight from Resource Hot 100 nominee Julian Parfitt on tackling food waste as a consumer, a business, and on a national scale - read part 1 here.  Read More

Dr Julian Parfitt, Resource Hot 100 Nominee, Food Waste Q&A - Part 1

06 December 2016
Following Julian Parfitt’s nomination for the Resource Hot 100 (vote for him here), we caught up with him to find out more about his role, and explore some of his own motivations and insights for tackling food waste. This is part 1 of the interview,... Read More

WRAP Releases Food Waste Estimates for the UK Wholesale Sector

02 December 2016
According to a new report published earlier this week, there is up to 50,000 tonnes of food waste in the UK specialist wholesale markets and the cash and carry sector – up to 33,000 tonnes more than earlier estimates. The report is published by... Read More

Social Innovation - A New Frontier for the War Against Food Waste

30 November 2016
In his latest post Dr Julian Partfitt, a leading expert on food waste, talks about the significant role that social innovations can play in tackling food surplus. Read More

How Much Food and Drink Waste is There in Scotland?

25 November 2016
If you’d like to know the answer to this question, you’ve asked it at the right time. Scotland’s food waste baseline is hot off the (digital) press – and Anthesis work on food waste is cited in the report – ‘How much food and drink waste is there in... Read More

The inextricable link: tackling food poverty and waste

13 October 2016
World-leading food waste expert Dr Julian Parfitt, Resource Policy Advisor & Practice Leader at Anthesis, considers how we must increase the efficiency in food supply chains at a local and global scale to solve the inextricably-linked challenges of... Read More
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