Landfill vs Recycling - The Facts
Recycling with ReFood is the sustainable alternative to sending your food waste to landfill. As such, it makes both financial and environmental sense.
15% more municipal waste
The UK sends 15% more municipal waste to landfill than the EU27 average (40%). The renewable energy generated by our AD plants supports the EU target of 15% renewable energy by 2020.
45.2% household waste recycled
The UK recycling rate for household waste was 45.2% in 2016, increasing from 44.6% in 2015.
Half of all waste by 2020
By 2020, half of all UK household waste must be recycled, composted or reused.
4.4 million apples
The UK throws 4.4 million apples away every day.