Resources

Case study
15 May 2012

A review by contract caterer Elior highlighted potential savings of over £2,000 on a single site. Monitoring food waste generated quickly led to a more cost effective, less wasteful method of working.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Packaging producers
Case study
15 May 2012

When The Oracle Shopping Centre set out to meet challenging recycling targets, it quickly discovered that the segregation of food waste not only had a major impact on landfill diversion, but also improved the quality of other waste streams.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
Case study
12 January 2012

A report that evaluates ways of reducing levels of fresh potato waste along the retail supply chain and in the household. It includes a consumer survey, storage trial, packaging trials and in-store training.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Fresh produce sector
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
Case study
3 January 2012

This case study describes how the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) set an agenda for water efficiency and embedded this in design briefs, the procurement process and contracts for buildings on the London 2012 Olympic Park.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Water stewardship
  • Courtauld 2025
Sector:
  • Retailers and brands
Case study
1 November 2011

This case study describes the benefits of re-use for domestic furniture products.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Re-use
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
Case study
26 August 2011

Demonstrating how to set SMART objectives.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Case study
26 August 2011

This annex provides examples of how other local authorities have used different monitoring methods in a variety of ways to help identify potential improvements.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Case study
2 July 2010

Two case studies focussing on ‘transforming’ perceptions about recycling electricals in Kent and Leicestershire.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Re-use
  • Electricals
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities