Food waste-hungry trucks clean up streets in South West

Collected food waste is converted into biomethane fuel for recycling trucks

Lifestyle changes needed to address climate emergency, say Welsh majority

A majority of those surveyed also believe a net zero emissions future would be better for their wellbeing (77%) and health (80%) and around half said it would be better for the economy

Insects to turn food waste into animal feed

A new technology has been developed that turns food waste into insect protein for farmers to feed their livestock – all powered by AI

Poo-powered trucks – the best way to crack down on emissions?

Wessex Water claims converting each truck from diesel to biomethane is equivalent to removing more than 100 cars from the roads

Government unveils new plans to boost recycling in England

Plans being considered include the introduction of statutory guidance on new minimum service standards for rubbish and recycling collections, subject to an assessment of affordability and value for money

UN: Almost a fifth of all food ends up in the bin

Nearly 931 million tonnes of food sold to households, retailers, restaurants and other food services was thrown away in 2019

Do takeaways create tasteless emissions?

Households that spend around £50 a week on takeaway, have a 450% higher annual carbon footprint than those who don’t, study finds

Mind the fridge: Brits ‘bin almost 42% of the food they buy every year’

An estimated £2,675 of food is thrown away every year, according to new research

‘Wasted food produces six times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions as global aviation’

A new report published by the organisation warns climate change cannot be stopped if society doesn’t stop wasting food

Not such a waste! Orange peel could help recycle batteries say boffins

The research of scientists from Nanyang Technological University Singapore aims to address food and e-waste challenges