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Food Waste

Food Waste


In Scotland, every company that produces over 5kg of food waste per week, must by law collect it separately for food waste recycling.

Our advice

Brightwaste advises all offices with more than 10 full time equivalent employees to collect food waste separately.

What you can recycle

Yes please – Tea bags and coffee grounds, banana skins, apple cores, out of date food, eggs and egg shells.

What you can’t recycle

No thank you – Food packaging, liquids.

Where you put it

We provide you with a food waste bins suitable for the size of your office, and suitable liners.

How we collect it

We collect the food caddy weekly, or for larger jobs we use a food waste collection partner.

What happens to it

It is taken away and put into a large tank with no oxygen where it is anaerobically broken down and creates a fertilizer that can be used in farming, and also gives of a biogas that can be used for heat and electricity.