Man behind campaign for French Supermarkets to Donate Waste Food wants to Take Law Global

Via #TheIndependent by #LizzieDearden

Petitions have been started for UK Government to adopt similar measures

[Excerpt only – read full article here.]

A local councillor who started a petition leading to a new law making it illegal for French supermarkets to destroy edible food wants similar measures to be adopted worldwide.

Arash Derambarsh, who represents the Paris commune of Courbevoie, started a petition against food waste that had garnered 211,000 signatures by the time the legislation was approved. ” Watch video clip here.

”In an interview with RFI radio, he said food waste in African countries must also be addressed, adding: “We act locally but think globally.”

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