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What’s happening with food packaging?

Posted on 09/06/20, filed under Litter, News, Waste | No Comments

What’s happening with food packaging?

The issues of food waste are far-reaching, not least for the environment where food disposal emits damaging greenhouse gases. But the problems go beyond the food itself – plastic food packaging has come under increasing scrutiny. But what innovations are emerging to make food packaging more sustainable?

Edible packaging

Single-use plastics have come under fire… read the rest of “What’s happening with food packaging?”

What can be done about food surplus and waste?

Posted on 26/05/20, filed under Energy from Waste, News, Waste, Waste Disposal | No Comments

What can be done about food surplus and waste?

There’s a waste crisis in the UK. As a nation, we need to reduce consumption, increase recycling, turn waste into energy, and embrace a circular economy. Another contentious point in the waste sector is food waste.

How much food does the UK waste?

WRAP, the Waste and Resources… read the rest of “What can be done about food surplus and waste?”

UK waste industry – coping with Covid 19

Posted on 05/05/20, filed under Energy from Waste, News, Skip Hire | 4 Comments

UK waste industry - coping with Covid 19

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected the human race on a global scale. Hundreds of thousands of families have tragically lost loved ones, businesses are struggling and many world economies are at an all time low.

Yet, here and there, little pockets of light have appeared to keep countries going through this terrible… read the rest of “UK waste industry - coping with Covid 19”