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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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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Island Food Waste Recycling by composting

Small inhabited islands offer some of the most tranquil living environments on earth but they are so fragile. Inhabitants need to carefully consider the environmental impact of every action. Considerate waste disposal  is vital, so if waste can be recycled on-site and used to enhance the island, the advantages are many fold. Island food waste […]

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Farms for City Children

Farms for City Children

Farms for City Children is a charity organisation offering urban children from all over the country a unique opportunity to live and work together for a week at a time on a real farm in the heart of the countryside. Children’s author Michael Morpurgo and his wife Clare founded Farms for City Children at Nethercott […]

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Food waste recycling at residential community

Stallcombe House

  Stallcombe House is a residential community for adults with learning disabilities. It provides a happy and safe work place with a holistic and organic approach to personal health and the living environment. Appropriately located on Sanctuary Lane, Stallcombe house is just outside Exeter in South Devon. The gardens and house provide the perfect setting […]

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Nothing Goes to Waste at Plymouth City School

Nothing goes to waste at City School School-Food-Waste-Recycling Victoria Road Primary School in Plymouth are now recycling all of the school food waste by using a Large Ridan and three Maturation boxes in the school gardens. Here is a report from the Plymouth Herald newspaper.

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