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Sysco Announces 2025 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals

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HOUSTON, August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today its 2025 Responsibility Goals, building on the company’s long-standing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. These newly defined goals set a clear path for the future and demonstrate the company’s continued commitment to care for people, supply products responsibly and protect the planet.

Las Vegas Sands Properties Participate in the Global Clean Plate Challenge and Responsible Consumption Week

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Las Vegas Sands conducted its annual Global Clean Plate Challenge in an effort to reduce its environmental impact on the environment through its award-winning program, Sands ECO360.  The company encourages its Team Members to be conservative with their food quantities during the clean plate challenge, but also the rest of the year. 

Hotpoint Launches ‘Fresh Thinking for Forgotten Food’ Campaign With Jamie Oliver

Campaign focused on reducing food waste
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This summer, Hotpoint is launching the Fresh Thinking for Forgotten Food campaign alongside Jamie Oliver, encouraging consumers to think differently about their leftovers and reduce their food waste.

Costa 4GoodFood Project Wins the Seatrade Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

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July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The international jury of Seatrade has awarded the Costa 4GOODFOOD initiative with the prestigious Seatrade Award for the Corporate Social Responsibility category. This proves the international relevance of the programme designed to highlight the importance and the value of food and to minimize food waste through the direct engagement of guests and crew.

Whirlpool Wins Web Marketing Festival Award for Its Moments Not to Be Wasted Project

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We are proud to announce that Whirlpool EMEA has won the Web Marketing Festival award in the category “Digital Food” for its Moments not to be Wasted, the edutainment program within primary schools in Europe aiming to raise awareness on the social and environmental value of food and the importance of not wasting it.

Restaurant Chains Are Hungry for Waste Reduction

Some chains are composting, donating leftovers and swapping single-use items for reusable ones.
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Yum! restaurants donate more than 7 million pounds of food annually to partner agencies in the U.S. and globally.

Since 1992, the Yum! system has contributed more than 190 million pounds of food to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations.

Its partner, Food Donation Connection, conducts training, identifies donatable items and recipients, coordinates donations and provides centralized management and support.

Resident Engagement Leads to 70 Percent Diversion Rate in a British Columbia Municipality

Engaging residents about food scraps collection and shifting trash, recycling, and organics collection schedules led to a 36 percent trash reduction
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Melissa Nielsen, a project engineer for Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Management Practice in Vancouver, Canada, discusses the roll-out of a food scraps collection program in British Columbia, Canada, and the resulting trash reduction and shift in community attitudes. Tetra Tech was engaged to perform a solid waste system assessment; provide strategy, design, and implementation support for an every-other-week trash collection pilot; and perform a door-to-door outreach for a municipality-wide food scraps collection program roll-out. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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Melissa Nielsen, a project engineer for Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Management Practice in Vancouver, Canada, discusses the roll-out of a food scraps collection program in British Columbia, Canada, and the resulting trash reduction and shift in community attitudes. Tetra Tech was engaged to perform a solid waste system assessment; provide strategy, design, and implementation support for an every-other-week trash collection pilot; and perform a door-to-door outreach for a municipality-wide food scraps collection program roll-out. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Sporting Sustainability Launches to Reduce Food Waste

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Sporting Kansas City announced on Tuesday the launch of Sporting Sustainability, a collaborative platform that unites prominent industry leaders to reduce food waste and achieve additional key sustainability outcomes in the Midwest.

The initiative features the following five founding partners, who have each committed to addressing causes of food waste, supporting external efforts across the supply chain and building a network of advocates for food conservation:

Recycling Initiative Takes Shape at Sands Expo & Convention Center

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Las Vegas Sands has long been committed to the impact made on the planet.  Through its sustainability program, Sands ECO360, the company extends its efforts to partnerships internally and externally, and engages Team Members to unite in protecting the planet. For Facilities/Sustainability Manager at Sands Expo, Lorraine Kalyanaprapruit, her focus is on reducing waste and providing Team Members with the knowledge on recycling.      

Ocado Reduces Food Waste Through Redistribution Initiatives

By Tom Idle
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Food waste is a huge global issue. Every year, UK households throw away £13 billion worth of food. A staggering 7.3 million tonnes of household food waste was thrown away in 2015, according to the waste advisory body WRAP.
 

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