Documents tagged with "Land Food Water"

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Brexit: hope for our agriculture?

05 Jun, 2017 (PDF) 751.74 KB

A report by Emily Diamand for Friends of the Earth on the opportunities for a more sustainable food and farming system after Brexit

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EU food waste campaign - Policy paper on Waste Directive

28 Apr, 2017 (PDF) 2.44 MB

This joint policy paper sets out arguments in favour of the European Council and Commission adopting the position of the European Parliament on food waste within the Waste Directive, in the upcoming trialogue discussions.

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EU food waste campaign - joint statement on waste directive

28 Apr, 2017 (PDF) 893.95 KB

Ahead of the European Union trialogue discussions on amendments to the Waste Directive , this joint statement sets out why Friends of the Earth and others believe that ambitious and binding targets are needed to tackle food waste.

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EU Waste Directive - Full amendments (long)

01 Mar, 2017 (PDF) 800.57 KB

Over 60,000 people and 48 organisations from 17 countries call for ambitious farm to fork targets to halve the EU’s food waste across the EU by 2030. This full document sets out amendments before the European Parliament plenary session in March 2017 which would together support strong action on food waste. 

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EU Waste Directive - Full amendments (short)

01 Mar, 2017 (PDF) 547.78 KB

Over 60,000 people and 48 organisations from 17 countries call for ambitious farm to fork targets to halve the EU’s food waste across the EU by 2030. This short document sets out amendments before the European Parliament plenary session in March 2017 which would together support strong action on food waste. 

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European Directive 2008/98/EC - Food waste amendments summary

28 Feb, 2017 (PDF) 415.38 KB

Over 60,000 people and 48 organisations from 17 countries call for ambitious farm to fork targets to halve the EU’s food waste across the EU by 2030. This summary sets out amendments before the European Parliament plenary session in March 2017 which would together support strong action on food waste. 

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Sustainable Diets Guidelines

21 Jan, 2016 (PDF) 1.26 MB

As a species, we use a large proportion of the planet's natural resources. A major driver of this is our food system. Global population growth and increasing demand, particularly for meat and dairy produce, looks set to make the situation more dire. In this think-piece for Friends of the Earth's Big Ideas project, Professor Tim Lang argues that guidelines for Sustainable Diets are the way forward - reducing pressure on nature and benefiting our health. 

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