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DECC fully occupies two main sites in London (3 Whitehall Place and 55 Whitehall) and catering is provided by a third party contractor. The Department does not hold figures on how much surplus food is thrown away by its catering contractor but does collate data on food waste collections. This includes, for example plate waste and therefore the data is not just surplus food.
Food waste data from these two sites is as follows and is based on our reporting year which runs from
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DECC also occupies space in Atholl House, Aberdeen, where there is no catering provision and space in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) building in London (1 Victoria Street) but is a minor occupier and has no responsibilities for the services in that building.