Manufacturers support EU measures to halve food waste by 2025

The manufacturers of food have welcomed EU proposals to deliver a coordinated strategy to halve the amount of food waste by 2025. The European Parliament has asked the Commission and member states to draw up plans to tackle the problem. Nearly 50% of edible and healthy food is wasted every year in the EU by households, supermarkets, restaurants and the distribution chain.

Wiles Greenworld London office supplies distributor believes that the new proposal will make the industry and consumers more conscious about their buying habits and encourage them to act responsibly.

Green office tips: Food found in the office can be composted so look out for composting opportunities.

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