Ireland’s National Waste Prevention Programme

“The National Waste Prevention Programme delivers initiatives and supports to promote Ireland’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy and provide leadership on national priorities such as food waste prevention.  In 2017, €1.8 million was invested in resource efficiency and the sustainable use of resources in Ireland.”  Dr Eimear Cotter, Director of the EPA’s Office of Environmental […]

Stop Food Waste – Make the most of your food

Irish householders on average throw out €700 worth of food every year. This week the EPA is running an awareness campaign called Food: Make the Most of It, highlighting food waste issues and encouraging everyone to make the most of their food. Odile Le Bolloch from the EPA said, “Many people have resolved to be a […]

Three of Ireland’s Top Chefs Pledge Support to the EPA’s Stop Food Waste Movement

51% of Irish people admit to throwing out food regularly The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today (Tuesday 23rd November 2010) launched the STOP Food Waste Movement leveraging support from 3 of the country’s top chefs, Rachel Allen, Kevin Thornton and Donal Skehan. The three well-known chefs took time out to get behind the movement and […]