Food waste from local authorities

In this section you will find a selection of reports detailing potential sources and amounts of food waste available from UK local authorities.

The key information below is the current available highlight.

Following the links on the right, will take you to the sources of the information and the data from various sources.


  • Food waste is statistically significantly different by school type, with primary schools producing 72 grams per pupil per day, and secondary schools producing 42 grams per day.