Resources

Guide
11 December 2014

The following guidance will help you with your water efficiency programme in the food and drink industry. The guidance was developed as part of the work for the Federation House Commitment.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Water stewardship
  • Courtauld Commitment
Sector:
  • Retailers and brands
Guide
1 November 2014

This report provides an assessment of how food waste levels have changed historically in the UK, and the potential impact of a range of ‘exogenous’ factors and interventions on food waste levels in the future.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
Guide
9 April 2014

WRAP, INCPEN, The Packaging Federation, the Food and Drink Federation, Kent Waste Partnership and the British Retail Consortium carried out independent research into consumers’ attitudes, behaviours and motivations around food waste and food packaging, to better understand how to help reduce the amount of food thrown away.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
Guide
20 November 2013
WRAP has produced a series of information sheets to support businesses in the hospitality and food service sector in taking action on waste.
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
Guide
17 June 2011

In this section you will find the Health & Safety (H&S) manual template as well as the Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety (QEHS) manual template, both of which can be used to set up your company’s manuals.

Initiatives:
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Guide
17 June 2011

In this section you will find the Quality manual template which can be used to set up your company’s manual.

Initiatives:
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Guide
17 June 2011

This full report summarises the project into the development of practical guidance documents and templates to assit with the implementation of Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety management system in a MRF.  The report summarises the methods and advantages of implementing a Quality Management System (QMS) and includes time and cost savings associated with using defined templates and implementation methods.

Initiatives:
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Guide
17 June 2011

In this section you will find the Quality and Environmental (Q&E) manual template which can be used to set up your company’s manual.

You will also find sample templates for ISO 14001 implementation which have been generically completed as far as possible for MRF operations. The templates include procedures and record forms that are known to meet the requirements of the ISO standard as well as align with the needs of the MRF industry. Key templates also include explanations within the text to assist the user in understanding what site-specific information may be required.

Please save all documents and manuals to your own computer before making any amends.

Initiatives:
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Guide
17 June 2011

Two documents with step-by-step guidance on the implementation of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards respectively. The flowchart should be used in conjunction with the Guidance document.

Initiatives:
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Guide
3 September 2010

Explore the many advantages of bulk wine importation that can be harnessed for the benefit of businesses, consumers and the environment.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
Guide

Reducing food waste in Europe

Resource Efficient Food and dRink for the Entire Supply cHain (REFRESH) was an EU research project taking action against food waste. 26 partners from 12 European countries and China worked towards the project's goal to contribute towards Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 of halving per capita food waste at the retail and consumer level and reducing food losses along production and supply chains, reducing waste management costs, and maximizing the value from un-avoidable food waste and packaging materials.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service