It explores the benefits and costs of reducing food waste in the UK and how policy-makers could do this.
Officials in the Government Office for Science wrote this paper based on consultation and seminars with:
Professor Sir Mark Walport, the former Government Chief Scientific Adviser
Professor Ian Boyd, the Chief Scientific Adviser of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
- experts from academia, industry, government and non-government organisations
The views expressed in this report do not represent Defra policy.
Read the main report: ‘From waste to resource productivity’.