SIGN THE FOOD
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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FIND OUT ABOUT
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.

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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Toasty Savings

Savings of over €5,000 on toast - who'd have thought??

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Keenans staff lead the way

Keenan’s Restaurant in Tarmonbarry participated in a food waste prevention project facilitated by Roscommon County Council. The first thing they did was to measure and monitor their food waste and, thanks to staff led changes, the improvements were impressive and immediate.

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Food Waste Recording Sheet

This food waste recording sheet will assist you track and monitor the food waste generated by your business. By getting a more in depth understanding of where and when food waste is generated, you can identify ways to start improving.

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Food Waste Recording Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet will help you gather and analyse all the food waste information you gather when using the Food Waste Recording sheet. It will automatically collate all the information and provide you with easy to interpret graphs so you can identify the main areas that you can prevent food waste.

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