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Since its launch in 2014, the Working on Waste campaign has engaged with nearly 2 million people nationwide, raising employee awareness of household food waste and sharing tips on how to reduce it. 

Building on activities, including the roundtable discussions in 2014 and the debate series last year, this summer we hosted five successful Champions of Change events across the UK. 

The final stage of the 2016 programme is to connect non-competing companies through two interactive events in September, ultimately creating a Champions Network to build lasting relationships.

Each event focussed on two topics, and featured thought provoking presentations from industry experts…and more!

Champions of Change highlights

The first of our Champions of Change events took part at the Co-operative head office in Manchester, looking at collaborative approaches. Here are some of the highlights from the day. Highlights from...

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Opportunities in waste white paper

During the Champions of Change events IGD will present the key findings from last years' Working on Waste debates series, and the thought leadership from our new paper - Celebrating food: the opportunities surrounding household food waste

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Reducing food waste toolkit

IGD has developed this toolkit in collaboration with WRAP to ensure that food and grocery industry companies have the information, resources and inspiration needed to raise awareness of household food waste and how it can be reduced amongst their employees.

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What we have achieved - 2015 summary report

Last year we united over 80 food and grocery companies during Working on Waste month. Read more about the 2015 campaign, the activities that took place across October, and the achivements of our industry in this summary report