• Green savings take flight at Glasgow Airport

    GLASGOW AIRPORT, working with its waste management contractor Biffa, has seen its recycling rate soar to over 90 percent since making a Resource Efficiency Pledge and is now encouraging all businesses on its campus to follow its lead and boost… Read More

  • Sainsbury’s launches special Halloween recycling scheme

    SAINSBURY’S HAS launched a special recycling scheme to help get customers composting this Halloween.                     The supermarket giant expects to sell just over one million pumpkins this week, but once carved,… Read More

  • Running on rubbish: Supermarket comes off national grid to be powered by food waste

    INDUSTRY PARTNERS Biffa and Sainsbury’s are celebrating an innovative facility that will allow Sainsbury’s Cannock store to run on power generated solely from the supermarket’s own food waste.                   Using Biffa’s advanced… 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

  • Biffa Municipal Fleet run on ‘recycled oil’

    WASTE MANAGEMENT and recycling company Biffa has announced that it is using recycled cooking oil – B100 – to run an entire municipal waste collection fleet, achieving a first in the UK in doing so.          … Read More

  • Biffa cleans up this summer

    WASTE MANAGEMENT and recycling company Biffa is predicted its busiest summer yet, as it prepares for a packed festival season.   Biffa has been contracted for recycling and waste management services at some of the UK’s busiest festivals including Parklife,… Read More

  • A chance too good to waste

    THE HORSE MEAT scandal – and the pressure all those discarded burgers put on recycling facilities – can spark a debate on the growing quantity of food we throw away.   In the UK we spend less than ever on… Read More

  • Footprint Awards 2013 shortlist announced

    THE NOMINEES for the 2013 Footprint Awards – the industry’s only awards scheme encouraging sustainability and responsible business throughout the supply chain – have today been announced following a record number of entries.              … Read More

  • Scots sign up to waste agreement

    SCOTTISH COMPANIES have come out in force to back the new Hospitality and Foodservice Agreement to cut waste.                     Recent signatories include The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh; Edinburgh International Conference Centre; compostable… Read More

  • Are chefs up for a food waste fight?

    First ever FootprintChannel debate highlights “cost, culture and communication” as key to waste reduction.                     A CULTURE CHANGE is needed in UK commercial kitchens if the foodservice sector is to deal… Read More