Topic: Food

A man and a girl are shopping in a supermarket. The man is leaning down to choose an item of food. The girl is sticking out her tongue in concentration and holding a list.

Insight note – Waste not, want not: rethinking waste to help low-income households access necessities

The UK is currently suffering the worst inflation crisis in a generation, threatening to widen existing inequalities and...
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Insight note – Scaling up packaging-free grocery shopping: go big or go niche

Since 2017, ReLondon’si Business Transformation programme has been helping businesses innovating around ‘packaging-free’...
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Case study – TOPUP TRUCK: Refill groceries in reusable packaging to your door

Snapshot TOPUP TRUCK, a door-to-door service offering refill groceries from an electric milk float, was looking to meet their...
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Case study – Caiger & Co: Conscious Canapes – turning catering food surplus into delicious snacks

Snapshot Caiger & Co noticed that private catering for events such as weddings and corporate dining results in the generation...
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A little girl is stood next to an adult that is out of shot. She is packing their plastic-free shopping into a reusable coral mesh bag

Insight note – How London’s circular economy innovators are helping to tackle food waste

Since 2017, ReLondon’s1 ERDF-funded business transformation programme has actively supported the growth of London-based...
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Case study – Goldfinger: Circular furniture supporting the local community through COVID

Snapshot Goldfinger, a social enterprise crafting bespoke furniture and joinery from reclaimed materials, saw a dramatic...
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Circular food pioneer projects

London’s Food Flagship Initiative – led by partners ReLondon, the Greater London Authority and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation...
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Report – London’s food footprint: An analysis of material flows, consumption-based emissions, and levers for climate action

Cities play an influential role in achieving a sustainable future, with London’s consumption-based emissions, embedded...
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Podcast – The circular economy playbook, episode 8: Circular economy and food waste – Chantelle Nicholson

In today’s episode we stay on the theme of food waste, talking to food sustainability expert and award-winning chef and...
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Podcast – The circular economy playbook, episode 7: Circular economy and food waste – Winnow

It’s a brand new format for the podcast and in this episode Wayne and Ali discuss the magnitude of the food waste issue...
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