• HaFSA signatories save £3.6m and 30,000 tonnes of CO2

    SIGNATORIES TO the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement (HaFSA) are on track to meet their waste prevention targets, saving an estimated 30,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Signatories have also saved an estimated 15,000 tonnes of waste, and £3.6million in cash.… Read More

  • News review

    Forget ethics, say consumers   HAS YOUGOV managed to deliver the first survey in which consumers have answered honestly in relation to their ethical purchasing habits? The pollster (along with Winkworth Sherwood) found that only 7% of the UK population… Read More

  • Food waste gets power makeover

    A RESEARCH project which started last year has developed a process that could convert biogas from anaerobic digestion (AD) plants into wonder material graphene.                     The three-year project, funded by the… Read More

  • Success for Nestlé’s on-site anaerobic digestion plant

    A NEW anaerobic digestion plant is supplying nearly 8% of a Nestlé factory’s electricity demand, eliminating solid waste handling costs and reducing the manufacturers carbon footprint.               Award-winning British company, Clearfleau, UK market leaders in… Read More

  • Largest food AD plant in Wales now operational

    THE LARGEST food anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Wales is now operational from this week. Biogen’s Waen plant in Denbighshire aims to recycle up to 22,500 tonnes of food waste every year, generating 1MW of renewable electricity for the national… Read More

  • Roadmap to waste reduction

    THE INTRODUCTION of backhauling schemes and the development of a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant are among the cost-saving options considered in a new research project designed to help pubs, bars and restaurants reduce waste.              … Read More

  • Food waste plant opens in North West

    A NEW state-of-the-art food waste plant has opened in County Durham, which will serve the North East’s need to recycle food waste and create renewable energy.   Emerald Biogas has announced the completion of its new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant,… Read More

  • Food waste hero, or potential villain?

    PIGS ARE being touted as the solution to the UK foodservice sector’s food waste problem. But there are reputation risks attached to the concept.                     The Pig Idea is a campaign… Read More

  • When will the penny drop?

    FOOD WASTE recycler PDM is hoping to convince more hospitality businesses to separate their food waste. It won’t be easy, but there’s £90m riding on it.                   It might feel that there’s… Read More

  • PDM invest in food recycling capabilities

    THE UK’S LARGEST food waste recycling company PDM has announced its plan to spend more than £90 million on its British operations before the end of 2014.   As well as the £44 million being invested in brand new anaerobic… Read More