Tobacco Dock, an event venue in London, has announced its partnership with Alteryx and OLIO to reduce food waste at the Alteryx Inspire Europe 2019 event.
Alteryx, a data science and analytics platform and OLIO, an app which shares surplus food, are aiming to support Tobacco Dock’s sustainability goal.
As a result of this partnership, OLIO has saved 338 meals over the course of Inspire Europe. This has benefitted hundreds of residents in the local community.
Environmentally, 612kg of CO2 emissions have been avoided and over 100,000 litres of water has been saved.
Alex Martindale, director, Tobacco Dock Food, said: “This is something we’ve been working towards for a long time. I’ve been pleased with the strides we’ve made in minimising our food waste, but inevitably there are always leftovers.
“It’s wonderful that we can do something useful with this food and in such an easy way. We will certainly embrace this approach for future events.”
Tessa Clarke, CEO and co-founder, OLIO, said: “With the climate crisis and sustainability now firmly in the mainstream, delegates are increasingly concerned about the enormous problem of food waste at events, that to date has been unavoidable.
“We’re delighted to have partnered with Alteryx and Tobacco Dock to enable them to have the first of what we hope will be many zero food waste events. They’ve been wonderful partners and true pioneers in the sector”
Tori Adamo, senior manager, Alteryx, said: “We were thrilled to play a part in the effort to eliminate food waste and to give back to the London community during our Inspire Europe conference.
“Alteryx for Good is proud to partner with passionate organizations like Tobacco Dock and Olio, to drive incremental, positive change around the world.”
Source: Conference News
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