Brasserie Zedel, Angela Hartnett’s Café Murano and Hawksmoor Air Street are among 11 restaurants from across Regent Street and St James’s to collectively commit to reducing food waste by 25% in the next year.
It’s hard to believe but the UK ranks 24th in the world when it comes to reducing food waste. Philip Simpson, commercial director of ReFood, the UK’s leading food waste recycler, believes we can do better.
A nationwide project is currently underway to help restaurants, pubs and hotels find more effective ways to recycle their unwanted food waste and help meet targets set by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme).
Dixcart Bay hotel on the island of Sark has become the most highly rated business by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) so far this year after scoring highly in areas such as waste management and sourcing.