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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Waste Prevention and Sustainability funded in Scotland.

Merryhatton Garden Center in North Berwick, Scotland, gained funding from Zero Waste Scotland to install a Ridan food waste composting system. Sustainability is extremely important to the team at Merryhatton, so they decided to do the right thing with the food waste from their wonderful cafe, rather than sending it off to landfill. Following some […]

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Schumacher Gardens

Returning Fertility to the Soil using Food Waste. Like a horse!

Schumacher College has developed an international reputation for nature-based education around ecology and sustainibility. They understand soil, growing, horticulture and compost. That is why they have been using a Ridan food waste composting system for over 8 years. Learning about nature, living and working with nature and living in a sustainable way have been the […]

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National Trust Recycling

National Trust recycle food waste with Ridan

Nunnington Hall is a picturesque Yorkshire manor house managed by the National Trust. Renowned for its exciting exhibitions and walled organic gardens as well as the excellent tea rooms. Organic compost for the gardens is produced on-site using a Ridan system to recycle food waste from the tea room, great for the environment and the […]

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Food steps in Wales, cafe composting excellence.

The Riverbank Cafe at Tregaron in beautiful Wales certainly have the right idea. They measure the distance that food travels to their excellent cafe in steps not miles. With plenty of growing space around them the produce being served can be picked and on the table within a few steps and a few minutes, no […]

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Scottish Hotel closes the loop with compost

The West Highland Hotel in Mallaig must have one of the very best views in the world, looking west over the sea to Skye, constantly changing with the seasons and the weather. But it is not all about the amazing view, with some of the worlds best produce caught, farmed and grown within a few […]

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College Composting in Sussex

Sussex Coast College in Hastings, Sussex run some fantastic courses and now composting is on the agenda along with everything else. Food waste from the college restaurant which is staffed by students will be taken to the Ridan food waste composting system which is sited just outside the college. Here it will be composted by […]

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