Tag Archive for 'kitchen waste'

Finding a small scale solution to Guernsey’s household food waste

January 7th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Food waste and other putrescible material poses a problem when it is landfilled.  When it is covered over it decays in an anaerobic (oxygen-less) environment. This process produces foul smells and methane, which is a potent greenhouse gas. Food waste is a major component of household waste. At the Mont Cuet landfill it attracts gulls […]

Floral St Peters group encourage parishioners to compost their organic kitchen and garden waste

May 15th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

PARISHIONERS are being encouraged to minimise green waste and find alternative uses for it by the Floral St Peters group. Compost bins are a convenient and clean way of disposing of organic kitchen and garden waste that could otherwise end up in landfill. Tea bags, coffee grounds, egg shells, small quantities of cardboard and paper, […]