Our most recent event:  

Wasted Food: it’s a Crying Shame!  

Preventing Food Waste and helping to tackle the surplus in the South West 

This next event is bought in association with the Chartered Instiute of Wastes Management.

The focus is on, as professional resource and waste managers, how can we work together to prevent and reduce surplus food waste in our region? 

Venue: Webinar


Date: Thursday 5th November 10 -11:30 am




10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and introduction - Hannah Lawrie, Chair CIWM SW 

Poll Question 1


10:10 – 10:25. Household food waste in the UK: the big picture and latest trends - Helen White, Special Advisor Household Food

                        Waste, Wrap


10:25 – 10.35. Field to fork waste prevention - Emma Croft, Projects Officer Food Waste Prevention, Devon County Council


Poll Question 2 

10:40 – 11:10: Case Studies


10.40 – 10.45. A local solution for food surplus: tackling food poverty in the SW - Ian Poyser, Charity Support Worker, Devon and                          Cornwall Food Action


10.45 – 10.50. Reducing food waste and tackling poverty, hunger, and social isolation in a rural area: a case study from Cornwall -                          Anthony Weight, Trustee - Cornwall Food Action 

10.50 - 11.00. Continuous improvement and waste prevention - Conner Rutlidge, Operational Support Manager, Burts Snacks


11.00 – 11:10. Driving out food waste in a retail environment - James Steel, Lidl


Poll Question 3


11.10 - 11.25. Panel Q & A Chaired by Yvonne Pearce, SW Centre Councillor


11:25 - 11:30. Summary & Close - Hannah Lawrie 

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