EPA calls on food sector businesses to commit to reducing food waste by signing the Food Waste Charter

Approximately 800,000 tonnes of food waste is generated in Ireland each year. Ireland has committed to halving food waste by 2030 under UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. Signing the Food Waste Charter is a pledge to take action to reduce food waste. Membership of the Food Waste Charter is open to businesses that produce, process, […]

EPA publishes Junior Cert resource pack on reducing food waste to tackle climate change

The EPA has produced an educational resource pack to support over 20,000 Junior Certificate students to learn about sustainable living through the Home Economics curriculum. Reducing food waste is one of the most effective actions we can take to address climate change. The resource pack is be used by Home Economics teachers to engage students […]