Resources

Tool
9 October 2020

This Data Capture Sheet supports UK industry principles to Target, Measure and Act on food waste in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, and complies with the international Food Loss & Waste Standard (http://flwprotocol.org/).

Sector-specific guidance on quantification methods that will help you complete this template are available via the links provided. This Data Capture Sheet is intended for common use by UK food businesses and is supported by the UK’s leading food & drink retailers.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Trade associations
Tool
21 September 2018

A ground-breaking, industry wide roadmap and toolkit that:

  • Allows businesses to measure and report consistently and with confidence.
  • Helps food businesses take targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations, their supply chain and from consumers.
  • Helps the food sector deliver against Courtauld 2025 targets.
  • Helps the UK deliver its part in delivering the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 12.3.
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Trade associations
Tool
25 January 2017

This online tool provides guidance to dairies who supply fresh milk in HDPE milk bottles to the UK retailers, in order to help them to maximise the recyclability of the milk bottles they put onto the UK market.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Collections & recycling
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Tool
25 January 2017

This online tool provides guidance to dairies who supply fresh milk in HDPE milk bottles to the UK retailers, in order to help them to maximise the recyclability of the milk bottles they put onto the UK market.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Collections & recycling
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Tool
5 December 2016

The Materials Facility (MRF) Reporting Portal is an online tool which allows users to interrogate the data around material quality supplied by MRFs. This comes under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (Schedule 9A - the ‘MF Regs’).

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Collections and sorting
  • Material Recovery Facilities
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities