National Stop Food Waste Week runs from 12th-19th June

7 Jun 2019

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The EPA is reaching out through media campaigns and into workplaces with hints and tips to prevent food waste.

This year is all about ‘Working to Reduce Food Waste’ and throughout the week the EPA’s Stop Food Waste campaign will be sharing information and resources to help you and your workplace Stop Food Waste!

As part of the week, Stop Food Waste will support businesses that want to get involved and provide materials for a programme of information, tips, recipes and prizes to be disseminated to employees during the week.

In order to participate, businesses can sign up at: https://stopfoodwaste.ie/resources/food-waste-week/

Also follow the campaign on social media and look out for tips & hints on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/stopfoodwaste.ie/),

Twitter (https://twitter.com/Stop_Food_Waste)

and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/StopFoodWaste/).

The week will cover different topics on each day including:

  •      Wednesday - Awareness about the issue of food waste in the workplace
  •      Thursday - how best to segregate and manage food waste in workplace settings
  •      Friday – Food waste prevention solutions in work
  •      Weekend – planning, shopping and meal prep
  •      Monday – Love your lunch and weekend leftovers
  •      Tuesday – launch of the Stop Food Waste Workplace training
  •      Wednesday – Forum on Food Waste

Keep on eye on social media for tips and tricks.

Source: Stop Food Waste / EPA