French government hopes to ban supermarkets from destroying unsold non-food items

FILE PHOTO: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe delivers a speech during a political rally of the Renaissance (Renewal) list for the European elections, in Strasbourg, France, May 11, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – France is examining legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items, said Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday, as governments around the world look to cut down on waste and protect the environment. “We can avoid the scandalous waste of products and objects that are in perfectly good condition,” Philippe […]

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