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Scottish council trials kerbside food collections

East Renfrewshire Council in Scotland will be one of the first Scottish councils to pilot food waste kerbside collections. The council will invite 6,000 household to take part in the 12 month trial across Merrylee, Carolside, Kirkhill, Auchenback in Barrhead and Neilston.Over £800 million worth of food is thrown out by Scottish consumers each year, which equals nearly £370 a year per home. The Scottish Government has set targets for local councils to reduce refuse sent to ...

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