GPT Food Waste

Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the … Read More

Figures Show that a Quarter of the UK’s Food is Thrown Away ‘Untouched’

The Waste Resource Action Programme says around 1m a tonnes of unopened food at a cost of £90 per household is binned in the UK. An analysis of figures has shown that as much as one-quarter of food thrown away … Read More

Recycle Week 2014

This week marks the start of Recycle week 2014 and the theme this year is all about recycling at home and away. With the start of the 2014 World Cup there is no doubt that all the celebrations will create … Read More

London Firms Save £100,000 by Cutting Down on Food Waste

Small businesses in London have managed to save more than £100,000 a year and have also prevented 70 tonnes of food from going to landfill by simply reducing the amount of food wasted. Fifteen companies have achieved savings of more … Read More

First Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Plant Introduced

Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones officially opened the Prosiect GwyriAD plant at a recycling plant in Llwyn Isaf, near Caernarfon, bringing online the country’s first purpose built anaerobic digestion (AD) for generating power from food waste. The £6m project which … Read More

£10,000 in Landfill Tax Saved Through Aberdeen’s Food Recycling Scheme

Food recycling efforts in Aberdeen have kept 162 tonnes of waste out of landfill, saving £1,000 in landfill tax a month. Last summer £800,000 of Scottish Government cash was initially spent by Aberdeen City Council to install food waste recycling … Read More