Following the release of Defra’s 25-year plan to improve the environment, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, looks at the strategy in further detail and discusses whether or not it contains sufficient substance – particularly when it comes to food waste.
UK resources and waste policy is seemingly evolving like a serialised “whodunit?”, says Gev Eduljee, a non-executive director at Resource Futures. In the wake of the Government’s 25-Year Plan unveiling yesterday (11 January), he analyses how it related to our sector, but still eagerly awaits forthcoming Resources and Waste Strategy
Reports from the Institute of Grocery Distribution indicate that an agreement between UK supermarkets on a standardised method of reporting food waste rates could soon be reached. Here, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood UK, discusses what such an agreement would mean for the UK’s grocery retail industry.