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Food & Organics


Capturing food waste

Minister drops hint about English food waste collectionsSubscription

11 December, 2018 By Katie Coyne

Department for International Trade minister hints that waste strategy could introduce mandatory food waste collections

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Government puts money into bio-plastic packaging Subscription

5 December, 2018 By Mark Smulian

A £60m Government fund to encourage bio-economy will include measures to cut plastic packaging and food waste

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Scottish Tories call for agricultural recycling fundSubscription

3 December, 2018 By Mark Smulian

SNP ban on incinerating plastic ’leaves farmers with few viable options’

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Gove wants 'end to moral scandal of food waste'Subscription

26 November, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Environment secretary stops short of announcing mandatory collections

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AD, paper and recycling industries call for separated food wasteSubscription

23 November, 2018 By

More than 40 trade bodies, campaign groups, businesses and local authorities urge Government to “fast-track” rollout


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Buyer’s guide: Rocket food composterSubscription

David Wheatley on Tidy Planet’s A700 Rocket food waste composter

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A diagnosis for reducing food waste across the NHSSubscription

The healthcare sector is failing to realise the scale and cost of its food waste

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Constant research to improve biopolymersSubscription

Dutch business Orgaworld has been converting organic waste into bioplastics


Move over composting…Subscription

Scottish businesses are using industrial biotechnology to transform waste from food and drink manufacturing into competitive new products


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Time to refresh the compost heapSubscription

2 August, 2018 By Nik Spencer

Green tech solutions instead of collections