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Iceland supermarket cuts food waste by 23%

UK supermarket Iceland has reduced its food waste by 23% over two years, according to this report. In 2019/2020, Iceland wasted food equivalent to 0.57% of sales. None of this waste went to landfill. The majority of food waste went to anaerobic digestion, with some surplus bread being converted to animal feed. Small amounts of surplus food were redistributed to people in need or used to brew beer.

Read the full report, Iceland Food Waste Report 2019/20, here. See also the Foodsource building block What is food loss and food waste? 

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26 May 2020
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