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Mapping waste in the food industry - FO0209

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) are sending out a questionnaire to its 350 members in support of its environmental ambition to send zero food and packaging waste to landfill by 2015. The returns from this questionnaire require processing by a knowledgeable yet independent researcher.
This will be accomplished by logging all the data on an Excel or Access database, and creating summary reports aggregating waste by:
Waste type
Disposal/recycling route
Geographical location
We will use mapping software that is compatible with Excel/Access to create geographical distribution maps by county.
The data will be validated by checking a small sample (c.8-10 questionnaires) by fax or telephone. This is simply to ensure that understanding of the questionnaire and of the guidance notes was adequate.
A final report will then be generated from the summary reports.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Mapping Waste in the Food Industry   (1339k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2008

To: 2008

Cost: £7,150
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Oakdene Hollins Ltd
Environmental Performance              
Food and Drink              
Food Chain              
Food manufacturing industry              
Waste Management              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain