This research project, which was carried out by the Clean Technology Centre (CIT) and funded by the EPA Research Programme, examined the main food waste producing commercial sectors in Ireland. With over 50 food waste surveys carried out in food service and food retail businesses, a series of sectoral food waste profiles, benchmarks and food waste cost factors were developed.download
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FOOD WASTE IN IRELAND
Food waste occurs at every step of the chain, from production and processing, to distribution, retail and finally to the consumer. This all adds up to over 1 million tonnes of food waste generated in Ireland each year.