IRELAND GENERATES OVER

1 MILLION TONNES

OF FOOD WASTE

EVERY YEAR

EVERYONE

CONTRIBUTES TO THIS FOOD WASTE

ico-commerce@3x

370,000
TONES

DISTRIBUTION
& COMMERCE

ico-factories

450,000
TONES

FACTORIES

ico-consumers

300,000
TONES

CONSUMERS

WE DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH WE LOSE

ON LAND….

… OR AT SEA

EVERY YEAR

THIS IS COSTING US…

€1 BILLION

AND THAT IS ONLY WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT…

TO TACKLE ALL OF THE ABOVE

WE NEED

INFORMATION

Depending on the sector that you are in there are many different ways to reduce food waste. For information on all aspects of food waste prevention check out our resources section

COMMUNICATION

Openly discussing the issues associated with food waste across the food chain can help us understand how best to reduce it. Read about Irelands Forum on Food Waste

COLLABORATION

For Ireland to reduce its food waste we need everyone to participate. Make a pledge to reduce food waste and sign Ireland’s Food Waste Charter today.