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Europe “must get ready” for food waste collections, insist recycling experts

Europe “must get ready” for food waste collections, insist recycling experts

Local authorities and municipalities across the European Union (EU), including in the UK, need to ‘get ready’ to introduce separate food waste collections, according to the heads of the global and UK food waste recycling associations. The EU has this week published in its Official Journal its Circular Economy Package, which includes new targets of

Stonegate collects 825,000 litres of used cooking oil from its kitchens

Over 825,000 litres of used cooking oil was collected from Stonegate Pub Company’s kitchens and recycled last year, it has emerged. The pub chain, which runs 650 sites around the UK, worked with Northamptonshire-based specialist Olleco to manage the recycling process, which sees the oil refined into a range of products, such as industrial oils

Bunzl Catering Supplies knocks recycling target for six

Bunzl Catering Supplies has announced the results of phase two of its recycling initiative with Lord’s Cricket Ground, in conjunction with Simply Waste Solutions (SWS) and Closed Loop Environmental Services (CLES). Phase two of the recycling initiative found that in excess of 80% of its single-use plastic cups were collected for recycling by positive picking,

POWER LIST 2016, BUSINESS LEADERS: Clive Schlee, Chief Executive Officer, Pret A Manger

This year Pret will open at least 32 stores in the UK and possibly a dozen more overseas. It will be a record roll-out programme for the chain and, coming off the back of the 36 stores it launched globally last year, supports a strategy to increase the size of its estate by around 10%

Railway stations get caffeine kick with coffee recycling deal

Buying a coffee in Britain’s biggest and busiest railway stations has just got greener thanks to a new recycling project which is turning waste from coffee shops into fuel and helping cut the cost of running the railway. Following a successful trial at London’s Victoria and Waterloo stations, Network Rail has signed an agreement with

ReFood reveals winner of its Sustainable Visionaries student scholarship

UK food waste recycler, ReFood, has announced Ronan Keane as the winner of its Sustainable Visionaries student scholarship competition. Keane, a logistics and supply chain management student from Huddersfield University, was awarded the title and takes home a £5,000 bursary to further progress his studies. A panel of experts at ReFood took six months to

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