Edition: Summer 2022
Results from a recent food waste collection trial amongst selected residents are now in and have been analysed by our Recycling and Waste team.
On average each trial household collected 3.05kg of food waste per week On average general waste was cut from 6kg to 4kg per household per week Participants cut the overall amount th ey put into their green-top bins by one third The capacity of our 140 litre green- top waste bins proved sufficient to cope with a three weekly collection Participants found the food waste collection process really easy Weekly food waste collections and an optional, free subscription service of AHP collections Existing fortnightly recycling (blue- top bin) collections and garden waste (charged, subscription service) Three weekly general waste (green-top bin) collections.
You can learn more about the trial, find out useful tips on reducing your food waste and sign up to our Waste and Recycling newsletter by visiting our Food waste webpage.
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