Food Waste (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3888
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What happens to City Hall's food waste?

Answer

Answer for Food Waste (2)

Answer for Food Waste (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

All food waste at City Hall, including that from the kitchens, hospitality and the tea-points is collected and taken to an anaerobic digestion plant.  Here it is turned into Biogas, which is converted into heat and energy and supplied to the grid.  The remaining digestate is further treated and used as a soil improver in horticultural markets. Waste cooking oil is turned into biodiesel.