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Food Waste Reduction Business Support

Save your organisation money with our free, tailored support.

It's never been more important for businesses to cut their costs and make savings where they can, Zero Waste Scotland's Food Waste Reduction Business Support helps your business cut costs by cutting food waste.  For the planet, cutting food waste means cutting the speed of climate change.

Our advisors and food waste reduction consultants are now able provide free online virtual assessments for businesses, funded by the Scottish Government and the European Regional Development Fund.  Almost 280 businesses have already benefited from our support, with typical cost savings of £5,000 per annum.

Receiving support has been invaluable...it has helped us focus on profitability from reducing waste.  It was breaking our hearts to throw our cheese in the bin – and this is now a thing of the past as our quality is consistently excellent.  This is helping us to grow our business. - Strathearn Cheese Co

 

Our support includes:

  • An opportunity assessment – to identify where savings can be made

  • A feedback report – written for you, highlighting key actions and how much you can save

  • Funding and financing - we'll provide information on the support available to you

 

Who can benefit?

  • Restaurants, cafes, pubs and Scottish tourism

  • Food manufacturers

  • Breweries and distillers

  • Retail and convenience stores

Support is available to firms handling food and drink across Scotland. All areas of a business can be examined to cover everything from fryer oil and plate waste, to process efficiency and improved temperature-controlled storage.

It is estimated that every 240-litre bin filled with food waste is costing you around £151 for food purchase and disposal, we'll help you reduce this waste load, as well as the hidden and ‘hard to reach’ areas of a business.

 

Have a question?

Chat to us now by email or call us on 01786 433 930.

Apply for free food waste reduction business support now:

Read our latest case studies below to find out about the Scottish food and drink businesses that have already benefited from our Food Waste Reduction Business Support.

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