WRAP - Research on waste in the Hospitality and Food Service Sector

Tags: guide | case study | resource efficiency and waste | Operational | business | recycle | food waste | Partnership Engagement | resource | Action | industry | reduce | cost


New research released by WRAP shows that the UK’s hospitality and food service sector is facing an annual bill in excess of £2.5 billion for food waste. The report, Overview of waste in the UK Hospitality and Food Service (HaFS) sector,also predicts that this figure could rise beyond £3 billion by 2016 unless steps are taken to prevent food being wasted. The equivalent of 1.3 billion meals are wasted annually in UK’s Hospitality and Food Service Sector. Further information:

  • New information and guidance, developed with key industry associations, for businesses to take action on waste and save money.
  • Food waste recycling website with information and practical advice on food waste recycling collections, including posters, bin labels, and case studies.
  • The True Cost of Food Waste - do you know what your food waste is costing your business? Find the answer here.