UK food waste charity given 360 tonnes more than usual as businesses close

UK The Guardian

FareShare says surplus food donations have more than doubled in lockdown The volume of food that would otherwise be wasted received every week by the UK’s largest food redistribution charity has more than doubled since the coronavirus lockdown. In a better-than-average “good week” FareShare would typically be given 350 tonnes of food via its 24 regional distribution centres, but this has soared to 711 tonnes a week after the government ordered the closure of millions of hospitality businesses around the country, it has revealed. Continue reading... …

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