Food service giant Compass Group issues first sustainable bonds

The bonds will support spending in fleet electrification, renewable energy use and promotion of plant-based products, among others

Aldi scraps best before dates on 60 own brand products to tackle food waste

It is part of the supermarket’s commitment to reduce food waste by 20% by 2025 and halve it by 2030

Sainsbury’s becomes latest supermarket to bin best before dates to cut food waste

The move is expected to help UK households save 11,000 tonnes of food every year – equivalent to around 17m products

Asda ditches best before dates on fresh products to cut food waste

The supermarket will remove the dates from packaged fruits and vegetables, including citrus fruits, potatoes, cauliflowers and carrots, from 1st September 2022

Aberdeen University secures £220k to turn waste into hydrogen

The research could see organic matter in food waste, manure, wastewater and other biodegradable waste converted into hydrogen and used to power homes and businesses

M&S scraps best before dates on fruit and veg to reduce food waste

The move is designed to encourage customers to throw away less edible food at home by their judgement

Co-op and Microsoft launch anti-food waste platform

The technology will stop businesses binning excess food through communication

New $100m funding platform to scale food waste reduction solutions

It will provide financing and other support to organisations, municipalities and innovators that are developing solutions to help reduce the 35% of food that goes unsold or uneaten every year in the US

Asda and Tesco trial plant-based technology to tackle food waste

Called Apeel, the plant-based protection is used on fruits and vegetables to seal moisture in and keep oxygen out and slow their rate of spoilage, keeping them fresher for up to twice as long

Smithfield Foods pledges to halve food loss and waste by 2030

Last year, it became the first major protein company to make a commitment to become carbon-negative in the US by 2030