How to Reduce Fruit and Vegetable Waste

Monday, 20 May 2019 13:51:08 Europe/London

Do you stock up on fruit and veg at the supermarket, all full of good intentions, only to notice that after barely a week, your lettuce has gone limp, and your carrots have gone shrivelled and dry?

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Make Friends with Your Fridge and Freezer to Cut Down on Food Waste

Wednesday, 1 May 2019 09:53:24 Europe/London

How much food do you waste? Do you have a mouldy block of cheese hiding in the back of your fridge, or some leftovers that are past their best?

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Reduce Waste This Easter by Making Your Own Chocolate Eggs

Sunday, 21 April 2019 14:44:41 Europe/London

With Easter on the horizon, have you ever thought about the amount of packaging that comes with the 80 millions eggs that are sold in the UK each year.  One way to reduce this amount is to make your own Easter egg.   

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How to Reduce Waste Over Easter

Friday, 19 April 2019 14:53:01 Europe/London

As well as the chocolate eggs being full of packaging, there are also other aspects of waste to consider, including food waste from having the family over for dinner.

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The Reducing Waste Series: Health Care

Friday, 29 March 2019 11:06:38 Europe/London

The NHS is under more pressure than ever before. It’s under financial pressure, the workforce is stretched to its limits, and it also needs to reduce its carbon emissions - all reasons why it has to reduce waste and use its precious resources more efficiently. 

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Reducing Waste: Schools

Friday, 22 March 2019 13:36:54 Europe/London

Schools in England throw enough waste away every day to fill 185 double-decker buses! Most of this waste could be avoided by reducing waste, reusing items, and recycling wherever possible. If schools cut down on waste, it’s good news for budgets and the environment. Here’s our guide on how schools can be greener.

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Reducing Waste - Food and Drink Processing

Friday, 15 March 2019 09:25:12 Europe/London

If you already own a food and drinks manufacturing business, you already know that you would get through huge quantities of raw materials, energy and water, but if you use these resources efficiently, you can really reduce your costs and help increase your profits.

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Reducing Waste: Retail

Thursday, 28 February 2019 10:56:47 Europe/London

Packaging is the biggest source of waste in the retail industry, the best way to combat this is to not produce it in the first place, if this is not an option you would need to think about reducing, reusing and recycling waste.  

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Bulky Waste Collections in North West England are a 'Postcode Lottery'

Thursday, 31 January 2019 14:16:10 Europe/London

Residents in the North West of England face a postcode lottery when it comes to getting rid of their bulky waste, residents have to pay £39.30 to have a large appliance collected by the council which is 3 times as expensive as other parts.

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Midlothian Council Considers Smaller Bins to Catch Garden Waste Dumpers

Sunday, 9 December 2018 10:35:52 Europe/London

MIdlothian council are considering reducing the size of waste bins by half, or reducing waste collections to once per month to help crackdown on residents putting garden waste in their general waste bins, and due to costs they are set to introduce a £35 per year collection fee for garden waste.  

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