Tag Archives: Michael Bloomberg

New York mayor rolls out food composting plans

MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, Mayor of New York, has announced plans to roll out a new food waste composting scheme, aiming to divert up to 10% of the 1 million tonnes of food waste produced in the city every year.   It has been revealed the city has hired a composting plant and pilot tests of the…
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Supersize ban hits stumbling block

THE INTRODUCTION of a ban on large sugary drinks in New York has stalled with a judge having declared it “arbitrary and capricious”. Meanwhile, the UK is facing a similar public health u-turn with the government stumbling in its bid to introduce minimum pricing on alcohol.     The government had been set to introduce…
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