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Pubs: Taking Action on Waste


Waste is a key issue for pubs. Food waste represents a cost to the Pub Sector alone of £357 million each year including food procurement, labour, utilities and waste management costs, or £2,100 per tonne.


This information sheet linked below outlines where waste arises as well as showing how to reduce this waste and save money.


The information sheet is published jointly by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), the British Hospitality Association (BHA), the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP).


Why Take Action?
Applying a cost to food waste demonstrates the true value of what is wasted and the potential savings that can be made. By taking a few simple steps to waste less and recycle more, businesses can reap financial as well as environmental benefits.


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