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Archive for May 19th, 2014

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 -...