Day: 8 August 2019

Relish your re-sauces and create change

Founder of Rubies in the Rubble, Jenny Costa TELLS US ABOUT making delicious condiments from surplus ingredients that would otherwise go to waste. Prompted by an article in the Evening Standard I started researching food waste. It was something I had never thought about or even really knew existed on scale. So, in discovering that we …

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The case for recycling is economic and environmental

Cat Butterfield & Lily Gray from First Mile According to the U.N FAO, if food waste were a country, its impact on global warming would come third after the US and China. In the UK 41% of the waste produced by pubs, restaurants and hotels is food waste, with 45% coming from food prep, 21% …

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The circular economy of food waste

Kate Mortimer, Group Marketing and Communications Manager, Olleco Food is estimated to be responsible for around 30% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. As it breaks down in landfill, food waste gives off methane – which is 25 times more damaging to the environment than CO₂. However, there is a simple solution. By separating food …

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