Archive for 'waste'
The international Think.Eat.Save campaign aims to support the UN Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge and galvanize widespread global, regional and national action to reduce food waste.
Zero waste events: a 2020 vision, a new roadmap initiative for the event industry from WRAP, aims to ensure that UK events are sending no waste to landfill by the end of the decade, following the example of London 2012.
Waste Watch's first set of social outcomes from across its 2012 work programme demonstrates how the environmentally focused projects have additionally enabled benefits to the wellbeing of people taking part.
As a growing aging population means greater demand for residential care, Jerome Baddley considers whether environmentally sustainable care services are possible and even offer cost, health and wellbeing co-benefits.
Online events in October from 2degrees: green travel plans for business, tackling urban waste, efficient refrigeration, sustainable refurbishment, increasing recycling rates, flexible working for lower emissions.
To mark the launch of Britain’s Changing Diet in Difficult Times, a new report from Waste Watch, an event will be held to explore how Britain’s diet has changed since the recession in 2008 and its impact on public health and the environment.
Business news round-up: food retail, circular economy, flying less, graduate optimism, Plan A, awards »
Recent sustainable development news from business: retail case for sustainable diets; circular economy to transform growth; WWF helps businesses fly less; optimistic graduates; Marks and Spencer reports on Plan A; awards.
A new voluntary agreement to reduce food waste has been agreed between the UK Government, the Devolved Administrations and the hospitality and food service sector, including restaurants, hotels, canteens and pubs.
Two new competitions offer funding of £15 million for projects to transform food manufacturing and reduce waste, increasing sustainability, efficiency and the competitiveness of the food processing and manufacturing sector.
Online events in February from 2degrees: mineral sourcing, a smart grid for water, building information modelling, environmental management, sustainable supply chains, product impact, engaging with waste.