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Increasing Costs of Artificial Fertilisers

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Throughout history, humans have used fertilisers to enhance the productivity of their farms. The Egyptians, Romans, Babylonians, and early Germans are all said to have used natural wood ash or manure for this purpose.

Aug 15, 2022

What Local Authorities Can Do to Reduce Household Food Waste

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In the UK, we produce around 10 million tonnes of food waste in a year, amounting to about £19 billion in value. Some of it is unusable, like peels, seeds, and pits of fruits and vegetables. Some of it is bones from the meats consumed. However, a large portion is also food that has gone bad or is past its ‘best by’ date. Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) estimates that around 75% of this could have been eaten.

Aug 04, 2022

What is AD and Why It’s Better Than Landfills?

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In case you’re not familiar with the term and process, let us explain anaerobic digestion (AD) - it is the sustainable process of recycling large amounts of food waste and animal waste. Would you like to learn more about it?

Jul 04, 2022

Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste: What’s In The Mix?

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Anaerobic digestion (AD), or the process of breaking down waste by microorganisms in the absence of air, is one of the best ways to manage food waste. It is not limited in its scope, as composting can be. And, it produces a sustainable biofuel as well as a biofertiliser in the process. The best part is that almost anything that is organic can be put in the mix. You’ll notice the ‘almost’.

Jun 24, 2022

What Happens With Your Food Waste?

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Understanding the long term environmental and economic benefits of food waste recycling can deliver huge benefits to a business, the local environment and long-term sustainability.

Jun 13, 2022

The Benefits of Food Waste Recycling for Businesses

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It is easy to dismiss the benefits of food waste recycling for a business. Since food is a perishable item, it’s only natural that it might go bad before it is used. However, investing in food waste services that help manage your food waste can help your business in many ways.

Jun 06, 2022

Understanding Food Safety and the Hierarchy of Waste

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The food we eat contributes directly to our health. Whilst it is important that it contains all the nutrients we need, it is equally necessary for it to be safe for us to eat. This is where understanding food safety (and how food waste services can help) becomes important.

Jun 06, 2022

The Negative Effects of Landfills

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Government guidelines specify that food waste recycling is preferable to sending food waste to landfills. However, other waste, both commercial as well as domestic, does get sent there.

May 27, 2022

Quarter of a Century – Quite the Achievement!

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Last week we marked a very special work anniversary; our Chief Technical Officer, Russ Baker, celebrated 25 years of service with us.

May 04, 2022

Changing Waste – Supporting Lives in the Local Community

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The team at our Changing Waste site has recently invested in a state-of-the-art defibrillator at their site in Howden, Yorkshire. Partnering with Green Biofuels, Inglis Transport and Storage, and R100 Energy, the businesses have secured this life-saving piece of kit to sit on-site for any potential emergencies.

Apr 08, 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

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As we approach March 8th, International Women’s Day 2022 we thought we’d take the time to reflect on the last year and the important role all our staff have played in the success of our business despite challenging times – thank you all!

Mar 08, 2022

Food Waste Action Week

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From the 7-13th March 2022, we’re all being encouraged to love food and hate waste during the second annual Food Waste Action Week. This is an entire week of action dedicated to raising awareness of the environmental costs of the food that we waste. It will also promote activities that help to reduce the size of the problem.

Mar 07, 2022