Blog - February 2016

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Farmers use of fertilisers revolutionised by research

Friday 19th February 2016

A five year research programme, led by WRAP, has proved that the timing and method of digestate application is critical when it comes to getting the maximum value from both crops and fertiliser. The research confirms that food-based digestate (like that resulting from anaerobic digestion) is a valuable source of nitrogen.

Food Futures: Unlocking New Value from Waste

Friday 19th February 2016

The Hospitality and Food Service Agreement (HaFSA Agreement) is a voluntary agreement which aims to support reducing waste and recycling more. WRAP have certainly made strides towards reducing waste in the HAFS sector, but what’s next? I went along to a working group meeting last week to find out more.

Cutting Down on Lunch Time Waste

Friday 19th February 2016

Quick and easy is great when it comes to lunch, especially when you’ve got a busy week at work. But if you’re looking to improve your environmental performance, it could be well worth putting a bit of thought into what you’re lunching on.

Why Recycle WEEE?

Friday 19th February 2016

Each year, an estimated 2 million tonnes of WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) is discarded by householders and companies in the UK.

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