22 Nov 2018

Reducing food waste and composting on a big scale

From Afternoons, 1:26 pm on 22 November 2018
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Food waste is a massive contributor to our landfills. In our biggest city, it makes up 45% of the total waste. 

While composting at home is a good step, the real culprits are restaurants and businesses. 

Skycity is one of those businesses. It decided to change it's practices. Over the past year they've diverted 500 tonnes of food waste to compost, the equivalent weight of more than 140 buses. 

To explain how it works we're joined by Environmental Manager Courtney Simpson.