Food Waste

What Urbaser’s Food Waste Service Can Do For You

Whether you operate a large food production facility generating large amounts of wastage requiring collection on a daily basis, or a small coffee shop only creating enough food waste to require a small weekly collection, Urbaser’s Food Waste service can offer your business suitable, efficient and cost effective ways to collect and process your business waste.

What is Food Waste?

Food waste consists of organic waste produced by a business, common examples of this include:

  • Uneaten food and plate scrapings
  • Mouldy and out of date food
  • Fruit and vegetable peelings and cores
  • Meat, fish and bones (raw and cooked)
  • Dairy products
  • Coffee grounds and teabags

We encourage all of our customers to recycle as much as possible, so if you have any queries about what can or can’t go in your Food Waste bin, please get in touch with us so we can assist you further.

Why choose us?

Urbaser Limited Commercial Services provide food waste recycling to business. Food waste is a very dense heavy waste that will increase the cost of your general waste disposal. By removing the food waste and recycling it you can save money and become a more environmentally friendly organisation. For companies that produce ABP waste, recycling food waste is required by legislation. Food waste collection we provide scheduled collections for naked and packaged food waste. The food waste collection service is provided on a frequent service; however, we can provide one-off collections for bulk quantities of food waste.

Should you require it, we can use our industry experience to help you to better identify your Food Waste needs, such as identifying the best suited size and number of containers, or the best frequency of collection. We can also offer you an entirely paperless service using, using electronic invoicing and duty of care notices.

Our fleet of collection vehicles surpass the latest emissions standards, utilising clean engine technology, and all of our vehicles are fitted with 360º cameras to ensure safety when operating on or near your business premises. We also have cyclist safety systems fitted to our largest vehicles, to keep vulnerable road users as safe as possible whilst providing our services.

Urbaser also offers its customer exciting advertising opportunities through the use of large digital advertising screens attached to the sides of our vehicles. If you would like to advertise with us on the go, then please get in touch.

What happens to my Food Waste after collection?

All Food Waste collected by Urbaser is taken to a Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility for treatment. In these facilities, the food waste is broken down using micro-organisms to produce renewable energy to power local homes businesses, as well as creating a biological fertiliser for use in the UK farming industry.

Urbaser does everything within its power to prevent any waste we collect going into landfill.

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