Composting at Colyton Grammar School

Composting at Colyton Grammar School The kitchen at Colyton Grammar School feeds up to 700 students and staff every day; all of the resultant food waste is being turned into compost for use on school gardens using a Ridan system. This has helped Colyton to gain it’s 3rd Green Flag award and attain recycling levels […]

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Rock-On Composting!

Rock-On Composting! We are a busy climbing centre open 7 days a week – We have been using the Ridan here for about four years, it gets used every day, both café and kitchen wastes goes into it, as well as food from staff and from compost caddies of customers food waste. It has been […]

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Schumacher College

Catering Food Waste at Schumacher College

Bethan Stagg of Schumacher College has been composting the college food waste every day using a Ridan system since 2009. Using whole foods which are grown within the gardens or locally sourced to feed about 80 people each day in the college restaurant , prep waste forms the bulk of food waste along with rice, […]

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Ridan Composter at Diamond Learning Community School

Diamonds in Wellingborough

The Diamond Learning Community School in Wellingborough Northants have decided to take action and do something about the food waste that they have been sending off to landfill, ‘its expensive and bad for the environment’. So using a Large Ridan and two maturation boxes they are just starting to recycle their food waste on-site. With […]

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Ridan Composter arrives at School

Food Waste Recycling Equipment Funding

Schools in Oxford and Somerset have recently been awarded full (100%) funding from the Big Lottery to buy food waste recycling equipment. So if you want a Ridan system but don’t have funds available, get in touch and we will help you to apply.

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King Alfred School

King Alfred School are recycling

Yes this fantastic secondary school of 1,300 pupils have been awarded a grant from the Big Lottery Fund enabling them to install a Ridan composting system. The grounds and gardens will benefit from the excellent compost, there will be a reduction in waste collection costs and a reduction in their carbon footprint.

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Sark Channel Islands

Stocks Hotel, Sark Channel Islands

A beautiful hotel on a beautiful car free island, Stocks Hotel sits in a stunning position and has a long rich history. Space restrictions and high transport costs mean that sustainable waste disposal is even more difficult on small islands, so the Stocks Hotel are recycling their own food waste with a Ridan. They join […]

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Composter at Dingwall Academy

Easter Composting in Dingwall Scotland

Dingwall Academy near Inverness in Scotland took delivery of their Ridan Composter on a sunny Good Friday 2013. The composter has been bought as part of a scheme supported by Ross-Shire Waste Action Network (RoWAN) funded by climate challenge. Students and staff at Dingwall academy have carried out food waste audits and growing space surveys […]

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