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The increasing importance of waste management

The humble waste treatment system can sometimes be overlooked in the myriad of considerations a catering equipment distributor has to take into account when specifying a commercial kitchen. But arguably this appliance is something which can not only satisfy hygiene...

Leeds Shopping Centre Wins National ‘Green’ Award

Leed’s White Rose Shopping Centre has been awarded a national accolade – the SCEPTRE Award for Energy Management – thanks to its commitment to sustainability. The Leeds institution was named top in its category, beating competition from across the country. White...

The unseen scandal of hotel food waste

Everyone loves a luxury vacation or a fancy hotel buffet, but how are hospitality companies contributing to the global food waste problem? This World Food Day, Eco-Business finds out.  October 16, 2017 By Hannah Koh What if every time you sat down for a meal, you...

Let’s digest: the food waste issue

According to figures from the Waste and Resource Action Programme (WRAP), a total of 3,415,000 tonnes of waste is disposed of in the UK food sector every year, of which 600,000 tonnes (41%) of the waste from pubs, restaurants, hotels and quick service restaurants is...

The Benefits of On-site Food Waste Management

Every year in the UK, WRAP estimates that the hotel industry produces almost 290,000 tonnes of waste – including a staggering 79,000 tonnes of food waste. Of this figure, more than one third is classed as unavoidable food waste, taking into account preparation and...

ON-SITE FOOD WASTE DIGESTION: THE TRIPLE SAVING

As the hotel industry expands, so does its impact on the environment. Large groups and small to medium-sized businesses alike are reacting to this by finding smarter, more proactive ways to optimize their sustainability. Without doubt, technology is increasingly...