The United Nations World Food Programme in partnership with the Australian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade has hosted the #StopTheWaste event.
City of Mount Gambier will undergo a six-month trial, with seven local food businesses, to divert food waste from landfill.
Food rescue organisation, OzHarvest has launched a new campaign to tackle the 2.5 million tonnes of food wasted from homes every year.
The United Nations is calling for stronger action to end the culture of throwing out food uneaten to help address climate change, nature loss and pollution.
Queensland’s students will help lead the charge against organic waste with $500,000 in funding from the state government to help schools tackle food and garden rubbish generated in the schoolyard.
Central Coast is one of four communities in New South Wales piloting a two-year program to reduce food waste in their area.
Suez Australia & New Zealand (SUEZ) has joined forces with online surplus food marketplace Yume Food to tackle the amount of food waste in Australia.
Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is encouraging waste operators throughout the state to prevent fires throughout waste sites.
EPA Victoria has announced that they will again sponsor the Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
The $3.1 million ‘Community Climate Change and Energy Action Program’ will support community organisations to reduce their operational costs, as well as greenhouse gas emissions.