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   Supply Chain Waste Map For Meat And Fish
by Rory Harrington, Meat
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 10:16AM EST

A resource map outlining where and how much meat and fish – as well as it associated packaging – is wasted in the supply chain is to be developed in a bid to cut all three and save cash for industry players.

The Waste and Resource Action Programme (WRAP) and Envirowise are leading the research which will also look to identify the amount of water consumed and disposed of during meat and fish processing. The initiative will measure the cost and carbon footprint of this waste.

The scheme will also look to highlight waste hot spots and produce good practice guides on how to tackle them. The meat and fish industries have been targeted because of the higher greenhouse gas emission linked to their production.

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