Food Waste Management Services Wakefield
With our food waste management solutions, we will provide you with your waste transfer (WTD) and duty of care documentation, as well as a properly sized container and a pre-agreed collection schedule. Could be daily, monthly, weekly, whatever collection time and frequency suits your business needs, we will provide it. Furthermore, we can have your bin delivered in no time, allowing you to get everything taken care of fast and without fuss. Contact us on 01924 637 850 to learn more about our services and how we provide them.
We have the expertise and experience to help all types of businesses with their waste management needs, and we want to help your business next. With over three decades in the business, we have the expertise and experience to help all types of businesses with their food waste management needs, and we want to help your business next.
What Makes up Food Waste?
Food waste refers to food that has been left uneaten, unused, or thrown away. Food waste occurs for a variety of causes, including the loss of potentially valuable food products during the production, processing, retailing, and consumption stages. According to the United Nations, food waste is “Any removal of food from the food supply chain that is, or was, fit for human consumption at some point, or that has rotted or expired” – Economic behavior, bad stock management, and negligence are the main causes. This food can be any cooked or uncooked food substance that is discarded, or that is intended or needed to be discarded.
Food waste can happen at any point in the food supply chain, including growers, processors, retailers, and consumers. Crops can be harmed by a variety of factors, including pests and extreme weather, resulting in food waste before harvesting begins. Food waste can also happen during processing stages because food can deteriorate due to bacteria and microorganisms festering and eating it away.
Reducing Food Waste Wakefield
Food waste reduction benefits on three levels: cheaper disposal costs, the creation of a high-quality end product/soil amendment, and a considerable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. The next stage in food waste reduction is to make it as cost-effective as possible, allowing consumers, businesses, and hospitals to significantly cut food waste. Towards decreasing waste, the first and most crucial step is to understand what you are throwing away and why.
When restaurants waste food, it can be caused by ordering too many ingredients, improperly storing food, and inefficient menus, or by overserving food and wasteful serving techniques after it has been delivered. You can identify waste using a variety of tools and methods, such as high-tech software and a waste audit from your waste management company.
Many foods, such as meats, fish, and crops, are thrown away when they may be used for animal consumption.
Grains, bread, and cereals, for example, can be fed to farm hens, but household food leftovers can be fed to backyard chickens at home. And certain food waste, such as meat, can be given to maggot farms, which can subsequently feed the maggots to other animals.
Food Waste Recycling Wakefield
Composting food waste using anaerobic digestion is the most popular method. This process involves mixing food waste with other organic waste, such as wood chips or paper, before being tossed into the anaerobic tanks or containers. To maximise the rate of anaerobic decomposition of the organic material (microbial breakdown of organic material in the absence of oxygen), the waste is turned and treated on a regular basis. Anaerobic decomposition of organic waste produces biogas, which includes methane (microbial breakdown of organic waste in the absence of oxygen.