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UK Schools and Hospitals to Cut 9 Million Kilograms of Meat

UK Schools and Hospitals to Cut 9 Million Kilograms of Meat

UK public sector caterers have pledged to cut 9 million kilograms of meat from school, university, care home, and hospital menus each year. Public sector caterers serve billions of meals each year, reaching a quarter...

This Entrepreneur Wants to Make 1 Billion School Lunches Vegan

Dale Vince -- the founder of vegan energy company Ecotricity and chairman of carbon-neutral football club Forest Green Rovers (FGR) -- is on a mission to get plant-based foods into UK schools. With the opening...
UK Primary School Georgeham Is Nation’s First to Get ‘Plastic-Free’ Status

UK Education Secretary Wants All Schools to Be Plastic-Free By 2022

Education secretary Damian Hinds is urging schools across the UK to go plastic-free by 2022, following the lead of Georgeham Primary School in Devon. The school has cut out single-use plastics such as cling film...
UK Schools Poised to Ban Plastic Clingfilm on Children’s Food

UK Schools Poised to Ban Plastic Clingfilm on Children’s Food

Schools around the United Kingdom are set to go plastic-free. The move would include products like clingfilm, the single-use plastic wrapping used to cover kids' lunches, and would come into action within three years,...
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UK Schools May Increase Vegan Lunch Options With ProVeg’s New Healthy Meal Program

A new public campaign is working to improve the plant-based options in UK schools. School Plates, an initiative of ProVeg, is working with public schools, local municipalities, and catering companies to transform cafeterias into...
Obesity and Diabetes Cause 800,000 Cases of Cancer a Year, Study Finds

Doctors Urge UK to Ban Fast-Food Restaurants From School Zones

In an effort to combat childhood obesity, doctors in the UK hope to see fast-food restaurants banned from within 400 meters of every public school in the country. Reported by The Telegraph, the measure is...