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Here is that Tesco Ad. I have had a response [...]


Preston, Lancashire
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Here is that Tesco Ad. I have had a response usual reply. On the face of it Tesco are a model company and claim they haven't sent any food to land fill since 2009. I want to follow this up and find if this is true. This is a dreadful advert
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Gaynor
Do they specify which charities receive this food llanrog?,
Friday 10 June 2016, 18:02:10
Equality333
Thats where we need to look the charities ask if they recieve the foods
Friday 10 June 2016, 20:01:11
[deleted user]
They did not specify which charities. They cannot restock any fresh foods even if they are in date. Here is a quote from their response "If we are unable to sell or redistribute food for human consumption, it becomes food waste. Where possible we send food waste to animal feed – our bakery waste is managed in this way. If this is not possible, we recover energy from food waste through anaerobic digestion or incineration. We have achieved zero food waste direct to landfill since 2009". I do know for instance Sainsbury in our town collect spilt sugar and the local Bee Keepers come and collect it which is errr........ sweet. We need to ask local stores what charities they give their food too. Lula as asked if we could get some results for the symposium on Thursday. If you could do some research that would be great.
Friday 10 June 2016, 20:29:54
Equality333
Sounds all very convient but not acctually doing anything with the food. I will see what I can fin my end,
Friday 10 June 2016, 21:45:23
[deleted user]
Great. I have a wedding to attend all day tomorrow so I won't be available until Sunday. See what you can come up with.
Friday 10 June 2016, 22:49:19
Equality333
Tesco has revealed that the amount of food waste generated by the supermarket giant increased to 59,400 tonnes last year – the equivalent of nearly 119 million meals. https://theguardian.com/busine…
Wednesday 15 June 2016, 21:36:27
[deleted user]
Have a listen tonight on the symposium we are going to get a mention. I am working on a plan of action.
Thursday 16 June 2016, 19:00:22
KEZZZA
Just learned outTesco here in Accrington get thier end of day food waste collected three days a week. Which means four days a week they are skipping it!
Tuesday 21 June 2016, 17:41:54
KEZZZA
Local LIDL havenobidy collecting end of day food waste and ther's loads I hear. - mostly bread & bakery but lots of fruis and veg.
Tuesday 21 June 2016, 17:42:26
Tuesday 21 June 2016, 17:42:26
KEZZZA
These big players want to get the waste out to the community and not waste it but aren't taking any intiitiative tmesleves>
Tuesday 21 June 2016, 17:43:09
KEZZZA
(OOPS) Just types and didn't realise words went live each time a hit return button (spent to long on facebook) Must learn how to steer this great resource
Tuesday 21 June 2016, 17:44:19
[deleted user]
Hi Kezzza I keep doing that myself pressing enter. Thanks for the information I am currently looking into the waste management systems of supermarkets sparked by the advert above and the message it portrays. On the face of it they are doing good charitable work but this hides the fact that they are solving a problem created by themselves. Anything you might find that may be useful to me send it through please. Sorry to hear of the court case I will be working so can't attend. Is there no president for conscientious objections based on personal morality or just the right to protest. If i can find out anything I will contact you. Good Luck.
Tuesday 21 June 2016, 20:11:55
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