Stop Food Waste Day | How to cut down your food waste with FareShare
23 April 2019
23 April 2019
What will you do to fight food waste this Stop Food Waste Day?
Whether you’re cutting your food waste at home, or looking for ways your organisation can tackle the problem, there’s lots of things you can do to make a difference. Did you know…
What are your food waste goals?
If you’re a business or organisation…
Target, Measure, Act
Wrap and IGD have developed the ‘Target, Measure, Act’ Food Waste Reduction Roadmap and Toolkit to help businesses to measure, report on and then tackle their food waste. 87 of the UK’s biggest retailers, food producers and manufacturers have already committed to tackling their food waste, with 250 set to join by 2026. Find out more: http://www.wrap.org.uk/food-waste-reduction-roadmap
Book a FareShare ‘waste walk’
Whether it’s damaged packaging or incorrect forecasting, surplus can occur when it’s least expected. That’s where FareShare can help. Our food team offer on-site ‘waste walks’ to help you pinpoint the areas where food can become surplus, and help you put together a strategy to divert that food to frontline charities.
To book your waste walk contact us via email: [email protected]hare.org.uk
Find out just how easy diverting your surplus to charities can be
Fareshare offer a simple, sustainable, cost effective solution to food waste, and one that benefits thousands of UK charities. Don’t take our word for it, check out these stories from just a few of our 500 food partners here.
If you want to tackle food waste at home…
“When you consider the resources involved in growing, preparing and transporting the food we eat, the amount that ends up wasted is shocking.”
15 May 2019
Food charity FareShare is urgently calling on the food industry to donate supplies of healthy food and drinks — which will be distributed to children at risk of food poverty over the summer holidays.
14 May 2019
This week is National Vegetarian Week, and The Vegetarian Society are calling on people across the UK to ditch the meat and eat more greens. Having access to healthy fruit and vegetables is so important to the charities and community groups FareShare supports and we have seen a huge demand from our network for plant-based foods.
13 May 2019
FareShare, the UK’s largest food redistribution charity, has released new figures showing a 27 per cent increase in the amount of food redistributed to frontline charities this year. In 2018/19 the charity redistributed 19,519 tonnes of good quality surplus food that would otherwise have been wasted.