ReFood launches charity campaign to reduce Christmas waste
A charity campaign for the Christmas period to reduce business food waste and donate money to homeless charities has been launched by UK food recycler ReFood, which will be making a 50p donation for each new bin collection signed up to during November, December and January.
The new Chairman of the Environmental Services Association, a trade association representing the UK’s resource and waste management industry, outlined his priorities for the association at its annual lunch for members and stakeholders.
New research by Zero Waste Scotland has revealed that nearly 1.35 million tonnes of food and drink was wasted in Scotland in 2013, a figure that will be used as a baseline for efforts to reduce food waste by a third by 2025.
How can risk-averse councils get the most value out of the recyclables they collect and feed them into a more circular economy? An idea finding favour in Wales and Scotland is a materials brokerage service.