London's poor could be given food from top hotels and restaurants to cut waste.Joking aside, it seems like a great idea.
The initiative, Plan Zheroes, uses an online map to match up supermarkets, grocers, hotels or even film crews offering free food with charities who are looking for some. Fifty charities have signed up.It does indeed seem like an ideal way to cut down on the amout of food waste we are generating:
The scheme will be launched by Lotti Henley, 86, of the London Sustainable Development Commission, at City Hall on Wednesday.
Mrs Henley, of Earl's Court, told of the starvation in Germany after the war. She said (she) was reduced to eating scraps out of bins, adding: "I'm horrified by how people waste food now."So, I’m just waiting for the first frothing column from the ‘Guardian’ or some left-wing blog decrying it as ‘obscene’ and ‘degrading’…