Over 100 food organisations, including many supermarkets, have signed the “Step up to the Plate” pledge (organised by the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) to halve food waste by 2030, support a week of action in November 2019, empower citizens and change their individual habits so as to reduce food waste.
Signatories include Aldi, the Food and Drink Federation, the Institute of Grocery Distribution, Lidl, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Unilever and Waitrose.
See the following media coverage:
- Sky News: Food waste: UK's major supermarkets sign up to halve £20bn annual bill by 2030
- Metro: Vow to halve food waste mountain
- Farmers Weekly: NFU joins supermarkets in pledge to cut food waste