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Retailers and Restaurants Join Forces to Reduce Waste

Retailers and Restaurants Join Forces to Reduce Waste

Thirty additional businesses have signed on to the voluntary Courtauld Commitment 2025.

Thirty additional businesses have signed on to the voluntary Courtauld Commitment 2025, which aims to further reduce the weight and carbon impact of household food waste, grocery product and packaging waste, both in the home and the UK grocery sector.  These recent additions bring the total number of businesses to approximately 130.

BusinessGreen has more:

A flurry of new businesses, including high profile firms such as Boots and Nando's, have signed up to the voluntary Courtauld Commitment 2025 since its launch in March, waste advisory body WRAP confirmed this week.

The 30 new additions to the agreement, which also include Subway and Iceland, bring the total number of signatories to around 130 and mean the initiative now covers 95 per cent of the food retail market.

A number of local authorities including City of Cardiff Council and Hampshire County Council have also signed up to the agreement in recent months, as well as manufacturers such as Quorn and Penguin and trade organisations including the British Institute for Facilities Management (BIFM) and the Soil Association.

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