environmentally friendly grants

Save the planet and save money too

There has been a real shift over the last few years towards environmentally friendly schemes that reduce greenhouse gases and our carbon footprint and this shift has been financially supported through grants from local authority, organistaions and charities. Food waste is bad! We all know food waste is bad. According to a recent report by […]

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food waste recycling at Copthill School

Copthill Independent school love their Ridan

Copthill Independent school is situated near Stamford in Lincolnshire. They cater for children from 2-11 years old. They recently took stock of a brand new Ridan Food Waste Composter and were so delighted with it, they created a video for us. The video shows the Ridan in everyday use with all kitchen scraps and food […]

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incredible edible porthmadog

Incredible Edible Porthmadog

Off to a great start! In 2016 Lizzie Wynn and Charissa Buhler asked if they could take one some neglected raised beds, outside the Porthmadog Leisure Centre in North Wales, as an ‘Incredible Edible’ project. Since then they have constituted the group, applied to be a charity and partnered with our neighbours; Byw’n Iach, (who […]

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Food waste composter Ridan

CIPS buy in to food waste composting and zero waste to landfill

Zero waste to landfill is the ambitious target set by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply for their impressive UK head office. The UK headquarters of CIPS are based in a stunning Georgian period property within the picturesque village of Easton-on-the-Hill which is approximately two miles to the south west of Stamford. A lovely […]

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Recycling gets glamorous with Son Amar in Mallorca

Son Amar is so much more than a glamorous evening show and dinner venue in beautiful Mallorca, it is also a shining example to all in the hospitality and catering industry of environmental awareness and action. Every area of the business has been carefully considered and adapted to minimize consumption, pollution and waste, what can’t […]

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St Sidwell's

Welcoming community, grow, feed, care and compost.

Gardening in a graveyard never looked better! St Sidwell’s in Exeter is a welcoming inclusive group bringing people together, intent on strengthening the local community by providing a place to meet, garden, eat, learn, work, laugh and chat. All are welcome regardless of background, ability or circumstance. Facilities include a community cafe serving home made […]

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Pentrebane zone

Community food waste composting in ‘The Zone’

Community residents group Pentrebane Zone in South Wales grow food, run a community cafe, and a food bank distribution service, so inevitably there is some food waste which used to leave the site along with any other waste. Now they have a Ridan food waste composting system on-site which can transform up to ten tonnes […]

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