Sustainable practice has become a focus for many businesses following the international Paris Agreement in 2015. Almost all of the world’s largest companies now publish sustainability reports, and one-third of Europe’s public companies have pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Waste presents one of the greatest, and quickest, opportunities to reach those targets. As much as 40% of food grown on Earth is wasted, according to WWF. And our approach to technology is no better, with 35% of British people upgrading their phones before their previous device stopped working, according to Back Market’s recent research. The solution seems simple. Right?