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"Food waste disposal systems are like fly-tipping" says water company

South West Water (SWW) has condemned food waste disposal (FWD) initiatives as fly-tipping and irresponsible in a letter to councils in its area. The company urges them not to encourage residents to dispose of macerated food waste down the sink because it causes blockages in the sewerage system increasing the threat of flooding and pollution. The companys concerns about blockages increased with the release of the Environmental Impact Study of Food Waste Disposers for the County Surveyors ...