Our Blog

Posts Tagged ‘Food waste’

Pop-ups, orange peel and African food

We spoke to the Groundnut team about African cuisine, how the pop-up model limits food waste and a circular economy story about orange peel. What is The Groundnut and why did you start it? The Groundnut is a project run by the three of us, Folayemi Brown, Duval Timothy and...

Waste – The Perils and Blessings of Packaging.

[caption id="attachment_14601" align="alignright" width="300"] Birds mistaking plastic for foodImage Credit: Bo Eide[/caption] 177 million tonnes a year. That is how much waste we in the UK generate every year according to Defra. Sending...

Fancy A Catch-up? | Newsletter

Hello, Over the past few weeks we've been creating some eye catching eco graphics, speaking to a vegan and promoting upcycling ideas! 1. New Ecographics Library

We've started to create a lovely ecographics library for everyone to share, topics range from 5p plastic bag charges to food...

5 Food Waste Facts – That Would Change Your Eating Habits [Infographic]

We were so inspired by the LoveFoodhatewaste, Greatist and Mashable UK information about food waste, we decided to make an infographic of our top 5 facts about food waste. 5 Facts About Food Waste Infographic

Therefore it is important we try and reduce as much food waste as...

4 top tips in reducing food waste in the restaurant and catering industry [Infographic]

What if we told you, you were literally throwing away money? Food waste is an on going issue that can be costing your business more than you think. Not only is wasting food bad for the environment, it’s also costly. Wrap recommend applying a cost to food waste to demonstrate...

Scotland’s Waste Regulations

There’s just over a month to go until Scotland’s new waste regulations come into force for businesses. From 1st January 2014:  
  • Glass, metal, plastic, paper and card must be presented separately for  collection
  • Food businesses in non-rural areas producing more than 50kg of food waste a...

“We Are Tea”, composting your cuppa

You might remember that last month we asked you guys to get in touch and share your experiences of working in a sustainable business. Well We Are Tea did just that! A big thank you to everyone there for giving us...