Action to tackle UK food waste is delivering results, WRAP data suggests

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Food waste has dropped seven per cent
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Food waste has dropped seven per cent

Action to slash food waste is accelerating in the UK, with both households and businesses stepping up efforts to reduce the amount they throw away, according to new data from sustainability charity WRAP...

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