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Archive for May, 2014

May Newsletter

Check out our May 2014 newsletter here. ----------------------------------------------- About the London Bio Packaging newsletter: Once a month we send an e-newsletter to our customers and all the eco-warriors who've signed up on our homepage. It's a good way of letting everyone know about new products, special offers and...

Compostable Food Packaging for Festivals

[caption id="attachment_6448" align="alignright" width="450"] Image courtesy of flickr user Eva Rinaldi | http://bit.ly/1iMLZCh[/caption] Trading at a festival this month? On the hunt for the right disposable plates and packaging, to ensure your food looks as good as it tastes? Perhaps you've also been asked by the festival organiser to use compostable packaging. (

Festival Organisers – Plan a Zero Waste Festival

  The majority of events currently recycle only 15% of their waste (from WRAP's Zero Waste Events resource). To ensure your event does better than 15%, check out these waste management tips for planning a zero waste festival. And why go zero waste? As well as the environmental reasons, such reduced resource-use and greenhouse...

Festival Traders – Reducing Food Waste

How to Cut Down Your Food Waste!   Not only is food waste a huge emitter of Co2, but an estimated 870 million people - or around 1 in 8 people globally - live in hunger around the world (The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization,...

Festival Traders – Recycling Packaging

How to Curb your Packaging Waste!    When planning the packaging for your food stand, stick to the 3 r's: reduce, re-use and recycle. Reducing your Packaging:   * Review your packaging - think about what is used.* Minimise double wrapping and double bagging of foods.   Reusable and Refillable Products:   [caption id="attachment_5562"...

Sustainable Festivals – Traders Guide

How to Become a Zero Waste Festival Trader!   If you're a festival trader or caterer, it's not just about sustainable food, outputs matter too - what and how much you throw away, as well as where that waste ends up! Find out how you can become a zero waste trader by reducing...

Sustainable Festivals

[caption id="attachment_4911" align="alignright" width="400"] Image from Askbabycotswold.co.uk[/caption] The UK festival season is about to kick off!   And with the industry on the rise and rise over the past 10 years, some festivals are now as large as small cities. And that can mean a huge consumption of food, water and fossil fuels -...