Addressing the food waste epidemic requires us to widen our perspective and develop practical, comprehensive solutions that can be implemented by everyday people. A number of tech companies and nonprofits have developed apps aimed at doing just that.
The Sustainable Food Trust has recently backed a new campaign to halve food waste in Europe. Martin Bowman, campaigner for This Is Rubbish talks more about how you can get involved.
According to research by the charity WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme), the amount of food that is wasted annually in UK pubs and restaurants is equivalent to throwing away one in every six of the eight billion meals served each year.
…trimming our food waste is more important than composting our excess.