Since 1947, we have collected food waste and category 3 ABP Waste across all districts in the Borough of Islington including Angel, Archway, Barnsbury, Canonbury, Clerkenwell, Farringdon, Finsbury, Finsbury Park, Highbury, Highgate, Holloway, Islington, Kings Cross, Lower Holloway, Mildmay, Nag’s Head, Newington Green, Pentonville, St. Luke’s, Tufnell Park and Upper Holloway.
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We collect food waste from Hotels, Restaurants, Corporate, Cafes, Hospitals, Schools, Public Houses, Butchers Shops, Meat Processing Plants, Supermarkets, Kitchen and catering facilities in Islington.
Islington is one of London’s smallest boroughs by area, covering only 15km yet it is the second most densely populated borough in London. The population of Islington is young, with just 4.5% of the population over the age of 75. Islington also has the lowest percentage of car owners per household – just 0.5 vehicles per household. The London Borough of Islington has a thriving economy, and has a unique cultural identity as well as a very diverse population. The UK has a legal obligation under the EU Directive to reduce the amount of bio-degradable material being sent to landfill, and with almost 17k businesses in Islington, many of which being restaurants, having a reliable and professional food waste collection service is very important.
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 Islington 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."
"We had several quotes in for setting up a weekly food waste collection. Grays Waste were the lowest, and we’ve not had any issues over the last 18 months of using the service."
"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."
Phone: 020 8317 0172
Fax: 020 8301 8230
Grays Waste Services
124-126 Nathan Way