Stop the Rot Campaign - Food Waste Photography by Chris King

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With 20-40% of food produced on farms not actually fulfilling its destiny – being left to rot into the ground or on the trees upon which it was grown, rather than consumed by us humans, it raises real concerns about the sustainability and the impact...

In a recent Telegraph article exploring the habits of those who seek out discounted food in supermarkets, and the financial benefits of doing so, there was a poll asking readers ‘Would you eat food after the ‘Best Before’ date had passed’. The results of which...

We are all conscious on some level of the amount of food we waste – edible or otherwise, within our own home, and aware that there is avoidable food waste generated by supermarkets and the wider, urban-based commercial, catering and hospitality sectors. But what about...

The first time I came across The Pig Idea was when they were serving up the pork they had produced, and were attempting to feed 5,000 people in Trafalgar Square in the heart of London. It’s a great initiative that deserves a lot more attention and...

One of the great things about exploring a project such as this is that you learn a lot that you otherwise may not have been exposed to, and meet great people doing great things....

This shoot was intended to capture what goes on after Sian and the volunteers she has helping her - often just Konstantina, have completed their tour of the New Spitalfields Market, collecting food from vendors that would otherwise go to waste....

This was an impromptu shoot of Marc, Kevin and the Winnow Solutions team – a company which has created a piece of technology that helps restaurants reduce food waste, and save a significant amount of money in the process....

FoodCycle’s activities are not limited to the volunteer hubs I have been documenting – the organisation also runs a cafe in Bromley by Bow, which I went to visit on a couple of occasions. The cafe relies on gathering food that would otherwise be wasted from...

Not being satisfied with the range of images I managed to capture during my first visit to Waitrose Islington, the management team kindly allowed me to come along a second time – to once again capture the handing over of ‘surplus’ food from Waitrose to...

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