Month: November 2012

The Copenhagen House of Food

  Anya Hultberg Anya Hultberg of the Copenhagen House of Food talks to Lesley Riddoch about the amazing conversion of Copenhagen's public kitchens to organic. It is an integral part of the 'Carbon Neutral by 2025 ' plan for Copenhagen. Organic food is embedded in the Eco-metropolis plans for 2015.  ( Lesley also wrote about the Copenhagen House of Food in the Scotsman here. )    Download and listen to the interview with Anya Hultberg of the Copenhagen House of Food here.  

Energy from Rubbish

Energy from Rubbish – Event Details Our next speaker will be Kim Olsson from NSR Helsingborg, Sweden Scotland’s new waste reduction targets look ambitious — from 2014 local authorities will have to offer households in urban areas separate food waste collection and food-related businesses will have to separate food waste for recycling (hospitals and others with less than 50kg of weekly food waste have until 2016). Regulations will bring in two different ‘landfill bans’: a ban on materials separated for recycling (from 2014); and a ban on biodegradable material (from 2021).  Can Scotland reach these green targets when newspapers reported only this week that £2m of valuable materials are being thrown into landfill or burned every day in Britain? Kim Olsson’s massive recycling plan...Read More

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