Bristol Waste Company's Food Waste Reduction Pilot

Thursday, 18 January 2018 11:41:57 Europe/London

A food waste trial run by the Bristol Waste Company aiming to get people thinking about how they could reduce their weekly food waste, Bristol families throw away on average £60 worth of food every month and the energy alone generated from food waste could actually power the city.  

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Angers as Marks and Spencer Bin Food Meant for Charity

Monday, 8 January 2018 16:03:37 Europe/London

Marks and Spencer has been on the receiving end of some anger after one of its stores disposed of £10k worth of food on christmas eve that had been pledged to be donated to charity.  Despite running initiatives designed to help the environment, it is not the first time Marks and Spencer has been seen throwing food away.  

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The Official Love Food Hate Waste Christmas Waste Chart

Thursday, 4 January 2018 10:37:30 Europe/London

Everyone buys too much food at christmas which then translates into more food waste, recent figures published show that we throw away the equivalent of 2 million turkeys, 5 million christmas puddings and 74 million mince pies at christmas.  Love Food Waste have paired with Unilever to help families across the UK cut down on their food waste and shopping bill by 15%.

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Derby City Council are providing their residents with recipe ideas for their christmas leftovers, the council say they are trying to help reduce the 7 million tonnes of food waste that ends up in landfill each year.  Included in their recipes is a vegetable curry, turkey spring rolls and a chocolate fondant.

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Food Waste Caddies come to Devon

Monday, 22 May 2017 09:20:46 Europe/London

Most food waste which is not available for kerbside collections end up going to landfill via your normal waste bin, Devon have now introducted the food waste caddy for their residents to go alongside their regular recycling collections, this is part of their 'recycle more' project which aims to help reduce council costs by £340,000 per year.

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Lewisham Introduces Food Waste Collections

Monday, 13 March 2017 11:17:31 Europe/London

One way to boost recycling rates is to introduce food waste collections, this is what Lewisham have done, with this they have changed from weekly collections to fortnightly collections with the aim to increase the borough recycling rates to 24.8%.  This change has been issued due to estimations show that almost 39% of rubbish put into the general waste bin is food waste.

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How to make the perfect compost

Sunday, 21 August 2016 09:07:58 Europe/London

Even if you don’t own a garden, many local farmers will be willing to buy it from you to spread across their fields and crops – literally turning your rubbish into money. All you need do is invest in a compost bin and follow these six simple steps.

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How To Waste Less Food

Monday, 29 February 2016 19:16:29 Europe/London

Every year, consumers in developed countries waste about as much food as the whole of sub-Saharan Africa produces. That's over 220 million tonnes according to the UN. So, how can you do your part to reduce that amount?

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The Real Junk Food Project

Sunday, 29 March 2015 11:07:22 Europe/London

As with plastic, paper, metal and glass, the best way to make the most of food is to first reduce the amount you use. After thatm you can find ways to resue it, such as The Real Junk Food Project.

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Composting in winter

Sunday, 23 November 2014 02:35:25 Europe/London

Some local authorities are halting garden waste collections over the winter. Whether or not this affects your household, it’s always a good time to improve the way you recycle garden waste and food scraps. To help you do it, we've put together some info and tips on making a compost heap and maintaining it throughout the year.

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