Tag Archives: Philip Simpson

ReFood launches industry-first food waste scholarship

REFOOD HAS announced the industry’s first dedicated scholarship programme to inspire the next generation of sustainable students.                   'Sustainable Visionaries’, will see undergraduates from across the UK compete to demonstrate why they believe minimising waste is key to achieving a circular economy.   From agriculture and logistics,…
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Waste costs are no joke for hospitality industry

THE HOSPITALITY sector is set to spend an extra £32 million pounds this year sending food waste to landfill, according to the UK ’s leading food waste recycler, ReFood. Landfill tax increased by £8 per tonne on 1st April 2014, taking the cost per tonne to £80.                …
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Bin barrier to waste recycling

SOME COMPANIES are getting a raw deal from collection contracts which offer little incentive to prevent food from ending up in landfill.                    The profit sector is getting a much better deal on its waste contracts than the cost sector, according to an extensive new report by…
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