DEFRA: Guidance on the legal definition of waste and its application – Decide if a material is waste or not: General guide (updated version of part 2): updated practical guide for businesses and other organisations on how to work out if waste rules apply to their material. It replaces Part 2 of the 2012 full guidance. (5 May 2016)

WRAP: Quantification of food surplus, waste and related materials in the supply chain: WRAP has published new research findings which reveal that over half of the food waste generated by the UK manufacturing and retail sectors is avoidable. The report aims to improve the understanding of food surplus and food waste in the grocery supply chain. It highlights that a combination of preventing food waste being generated, redistribution  of food surplus and diverting surplus to animal feed could lead to a 42% reduction in avoidable food waste, saving businesses millions of pounds a year. (17 May 2016)