Cardiff Council - Waste Awareness Wales sponsored Food Waste Project (October 2014)

Doorstepping and monitoring

Current situation in Cardiff:

  • 146,000 households
  • Diverse population – affluent north, less affluent inner city
  • 44,000 students (12.7%)
  • Diverse cultures (15 different languages identified)
  • Recycling rate 51%

Aims & Objectives:

  • 15% increase in food waste tonnages
  • 400 tonnes diverted from landfill
  • 10% increase in recycling in each targeted area
  • £40,000 landfill tax avoided
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
 19/08/2015   Categories: Engagement Environment and sustainability Waste Awareness Wales WLGA
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