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WASTE CHARTER

By signing up to the Charter you will join businesses and industry leaders from across the country in a commitment to work together to reduce Ireland’s food waste by 2030.

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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.

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RESOURCES

Latest Resources to help you reduce food waste.

EPA Food Service Pathway Food Waste Measurement Template

EPA Food Waste Measurement Protocol for Manufacturing Sector

The EPA Food Waste Measurement Protocol for the Food and Drink Manufacturing sector provides a consistent method to measure food waste. It provides a step-by-step guide to help collate relevant data and inform food waste reduction decisions

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EPA Food Waste Measurement Protocol Workbook

Download the EPA Food Waste Measurement Protocol Excel workbook for food and drink manufacturing businesses. The workbook will help to gather and collate relevant data and estimate all food waste related flows. (xlsx file)

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EPA Food Service Pathway to Less Food Waste - Measurement Matters

The EPA guide to measuring food waste in the hospitality sector. Measuring food waste doesn't have to be difficult, just use the information you already have to easily track your food waste. Learn how using your data can give you information on food waste volumes produced, the cost for your business, and how well your waste management system is working.

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EPA Food Service Pathway Food Waste Measurement Template

Download our easy to use food waste tracker. This Excel template uses data you already have to calculate how much food waste your hospitality business is producing, what it may be costing and how well your waste management system is working (xlsx file).

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Food Waste Fact Sheet

Food waste is a significant cost for any food service industry. Learn about some of the immediate actions you can take to reduce this cost for your business

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Water Conservation Fact Sheet

Information and actions for you to conserve water and reduce costs

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Waste Reduction Fact Sheet

Tips on how to manage and reduce your waste costs

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Energy Factsheet

Actions and tips for improving the energy efficiency and reducing costs in your business

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