Severn Trent has branched out and bought a food waste recycling company called Agrivert. Agrivert produces energy from food waste and was bought as part of its Green Power Business, and they say that renewable energy is of strategic importance to them and the country as a whole.
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The 2 Sisters Food Group have announced plans to reduce the use of plastic in its operations. They have set a new plan to reduce plastic packaging by 2020 which include the phasing out of non-recyclable bottles and cups in all of their sites.
We throw away over 24 million slices of bread every day in the UK, which equates to half a loaf of bread every month for every person, we have compiled a list of options to help cut down on the amount of bread waste.
The Isle of Wight Council has joined forces with a Amey to encourage people to make good use of their food recycling. Figures now show that UK households throw 7.3 million tonnes of food every year. The council say that they think residents don't realise how much of a difference they can make by recycling their food waste.
The Real Junk Food Project is a group of organisations working together to tackle the problem of food waste, REfUSE is the County Durham branch of the product, and they run pop up restaurants on the last weekend of each month in cafes across the city to turn food being thrown away into healthy and satisfying meals.
Food waste handling and disposal has been made more streamlined and environment-friendly by the Colchester community in Essex. The community authorities have successfully tested a food waste recycling scheme with a handful of homeowners on a trial basis. The councillor of the borough shared encouraging results of the trial run.
Despite dads around the world raising disbelieving eyebrows at leftover beef, and mums repeating their mantra that eating greens aids growth and strength, it’s easy to let some food go to waste. This needs to stop!
Edible cities are becoming increasingly popular. The mission is noble and positive: to increase awareness and actual levels of self-sustaining communities and educate in the importance of growing your own food, all while making neighbourhoods more attractive and strengthening communities.
With the 6 nations now over and done with for another year, recycle for Wales used this as an oppurtunity to push their message across, they wanted people to know that recycling food waste that is not edible such as tea bags and banana skins can help power your tv and power your lights.