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.
Legislation is on its way which requires businesses to recycle their food waste. All UK waste policies emphasise the need to reduce food waste to landfill, and Scotland is the first to introduce this legislation, which you can see below:
Rules on food waste, taken from the Food Standards Agency: https://www.food.gov.uk/business-industry/caterers/food-hygiene/food-waste
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...
"We have 10 restaurants across London, each one creating a different amount of food waste. Grays offer us a bespoke service, providing the relevant bin size for each of our restaurants. This keeps our cost at a minimum."
"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."
"We have used Grays Waste for 7 years and have found them to be reliable and professional throughout. Having used some other food waste companies previously, it became clear how much better the service offered by Grays actually is. Thanks again. "
Phone: 020 8317 0172
Fax: 020 8301 8230
Grays Waste Services
124-126 Nathan Way