Waste No Food

Our guide to avoiding lockdown foodwaste

With the impending closure of hospitality from Thursday, we’re keen as ever to reduce the chance of your well sourced ingredients, going to waste. If you’re looking at your restaurant kitchen’s cupboards and fridges and thinking your ingredients won’t survive the indefinite shelf life of lockdown, these are the organisations for you: OLIO What kind …

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How to ensure your compostables are correctly dealt with

Author: Tom Mockridge, Commercial Director @ Paper Round Foodservice businesses face a new set of challenges as they plan to reopen post-lockdown. Many businesses which had previously made a shift to reusable cups and crockery are moving back to disposables for understandable hygiene reasons. This increase in disposables opens up questions about sustainability – both …

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Feeding the Community during Lockdown

Author: Tom Tanner Photo Credit: @Lana de Meillon Malard from @CatfordFridge Faced with a mountain of potential food waste and an unspecified period of furlough, one Food Made Good member is feeding the community It’s less than seven miles from the Lewisham Irish Centre to OXO Tower Restaurant Brasserie and Bar, but the two places …

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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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