Iain Gulland

  • 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

  • Festival 2014 goes green with help from recycling volunteers

    WHILE SCOTLAND’S athletes are going for gold, visitors to the Festival 2014 events running alongside the Commonwealth Games are going green, with help from volunteer recycling ambassadors.                       Zero Waste… Read More

  • New doggy bags pilot aims to cut restaurant food waste

    PILOT IN top Scottish restaurants aims to prevent equivalent of one in six meals ending up in the bin.                     Scottish diners are to be offered the chance to help cut… Read More

  • Businesses confident as new regulations approach

    AN INDEPENDENT survey of 500 Scottish businesses has revealed that 66% of firms are aware of the new Waste (Scotland) Regulations, which come into force from the 1 January 2014. Of those who were aware, 92% said they were confident… Read More

  • Easier ‘on the go’ recycling

    HUNDREDS OF NEW recycling bins are being installed in busy public places across Scotland as the country marks the start of Recycle Week.   Popular locations where people can now recycle include Edinburgh’s recently-refurbished Royal Commonwealth Pool, Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Park,… Read More

  • On the go recycling trial

    SCOTLAND IS SET to run a new trial to encourage more people to recycle on-the-go through ‘reverse vending’.     The concept, which involves people being given cash or discounts when they recycle in the street, has proved successful in… Read More

  • Zero waste law could bring huge savings

    Scotland has some new waste regulations in place . But what they mean for the foodservice industry? Iain Gulland explains.   BUSINESSES OPERATING in Scotland’s catering sector will be required to sort and present food waste and other key recyclable… Read More