Food Waste across the regions in 2023
We continue to collect data on a daily basis of our food waste streams and look to develop methods so we can reduce our waste. Here we show this years waste to date and separate it into streams.
What we are doing to reduce our food waste
Developing new recipes from ingredients that would normally go to waste
Communication with food bookers about over ordering
Encourage drinks on request for meetings
We have made contact with an external company about looking at other ways to reduce our production waste
The battle for zero waste continues
See below top tips in our A - Z brochure, giving you suggestions at home where we can all make a little difference.
Also see the TOP 10 of the UK's most wasted food items.
TACKLING FOOD WASTE
From A to Z
There are many ways we can combat food waste, from composting left-overs to ordering class b (wonky) fruit and veg.
Our Waste Zero booklet looks at how we can use the parts of fresh produce that that in the past have been discarded – like apple peel and broccoli stems!
Top 10 UK's most wasted foods
See below the UK's most wasted foods compiled by the Good Housekeeping Guide and our recommendations on how we reduce our waste at site and home.
Since May 2022 we have been weighing our different food waste streams on a daily basis.
Below is a graph showing the amounts per month in 2022. We have a target set by DLA Piper to reduce our food waste by 25%. So we continue to develop our practices and look for ways to promote our food waste reduction.