Investigations into food waste and its socio-economic impact
Global food waste is estimated to be worth $750 billion per annum (FAO, 2017). Total United Kingdom (UK) household food waste levels increased from 7 million tonnes in 2012, to 7.3 million tonnes of food in 2015 at a monetary value of £13 billion per annum. The impact of food waste goes beyond the monetary. This research is centred on food waste and its economic, environmental, social and political impact. The work involves collaboration with academics from a number of institutions. The resultant publications are listed below.