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Roadmap to waste reduction

THE INTRODUCTION of backhauling schemes and the development of a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant are among the cost-saving options considered in a new research project designed to help pubs, bars and restaurants reduce waste.                           Project Dragon was commissioned by the Hospitality Carbon Reduction Forum, which…
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Landfill’s End?

POLITICIANS HAVE raised the prospect of a total ban on sending food waste to the tip but the industry is in two minds about the benefits.                     Food waste has been thrust into the spotlight. A number of heavyweight reports have whetted the media and, in turn,…
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Hospitality sector looking at its own AD plant

THE HOSPITALITY sector could have its own dedicated anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to take food waste. It’s just one of a number of options being considered as part of a sector-wide analysis of food waste.   The Hospitality Carbon Reduction Forum, which has 12,000 restaurant and pub members, has found that more than half the…
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Anearobic Digestion

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a treatment that composts this waste in the absence of oxygen, producing a biogas that can be used to generate electricity and heat.
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