An alarming report claims that almost half of all the food produced in the world (2bn tones), ends up as waste every year. … Continue reading
Cornwall residents will be able to recycle more items from next year after the Council was successful in its bid for £1.56m of Government funding. The funding, from the Department for Communities and Local Government’s Weekly Collection Support Scheme, means … Continue reading
CWA are currently doing some research on food waste composting and anaerobic digestion from businesses in order to assess the need for local collections.
According to new research carried out by Sainsbury’s, Brits think they bin almost 10% of their weekly shop.
Campaigners have won a legal challenge to block the building of an incinerator in Cornwall.
The amount of food waste in the UK available to anaerobic digestion (AD) developers and investors represents a “major opportunity” for the sector if it can be captured. This is according to a report from Eunomia which suggests there is … Continue reading
Cornwall Council with the assistance of Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP) have updated their website about packaging and waste. … Continue reading
The Neighbourhood Recycling Project in Pengegon, Camborne is a community waste initiative between Cornwall Waste Action and the Pengegon Area Collective,
Over a billion tonnes squandered each year Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted, according to an FAO-commissioned study. … Continue reading
Proposals expected in the forthcoming Waste Review to “encourage” councils to adopt weekly food waste collections may not be practical or affordable, council leaders have warned.