Grays Waste use the latest technology, Anaerobic Digestion, to process all the food waste that is collected from our customers.
Simply put, it is a process that enables organic matter such as animal or food waste to be broken down to produce a methane-rich gas that can be used as a fuel and fertiliser. In even simpler terms, it turns waste into fuel.
Without processing organic matter or food waste by AD, the waste will end up in landfill creating significant levels of environmentally-damaging methane that is released into the atmosphere. Although methane is still created by breaking down organic waste at an AD plant, the methane gases are captured and utilised as a biogas rather than being lost in the atmosphere.
The UK is committed to producing more energy from sustainable renewable sources in order to limit climate change. In addition the UK also has a legal obligation under the EU landfill directive to reduce the amount of bio-degradable material being sent to landfill.
On average each year a restaurant throws away the food equivalent in weight to a London Routemaster Bus. The main areas of wastage are preparation, stock wastage and portion sizes.
Grays Waste Services have been servicing the waste management needs of London since 1947.
We are now proud to be one of the leading specialist food waste and category 3 waste collection companies...
"With the legislation for food waste changing rapidly, it is important for our organisation that our waste service provider ensures that they are consistently compliant with all regulations, and that they ensure we are compliant also."
"Knowing that all the food waste generated by our chain of restaurants is disposed of in the most environmentally friendly way means we can feel better about doing what we can for the environment and everyone’s future. It’s good to know that Grays take the environmental aspect so seriously."
"After one of our delivery drivers was involved in a road accident whilst transporting a large quantity of frozen food, we needed an emergency collection to remove and dispose of the vast quantity of food items. We chose Grays Waste who arrived within the hour, removed the food waste and we feel offered a very reasonable price considering the urgency of the matter."
Phone: 020 8317 0172
Fax: 020 8301 8230
Grays Waste Services
124-126 Nathan Way