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Partnering with Airports to unlock food surplus and reduce waste

In the Autumn of 2016 the Environment Standards Manager at Stansted airport approached food banks in their surrounding area with an offer to redirect the goods surrendered by passengers at baggage check back in to the community. Harlow Foodbank takes in the bulk of deliveries from Stansted airport, enabling them to redistribute an additional 5.73 tonnes per year of non-perishable food, toiletries, and personal items to individuals and families in need.

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