Ideas for food businesses to save money, help the environment and keep their food and staff safe.
This is all the liquid or solid waste that goes down the drain.
It does not include any waste that is placed into bins, as this is called Solid Waste. There is a separate Green Food Safety Guide detailing Solid Waste.
Trade waste is a necessary outcome from all food businesses. It is simply part of the process, and to minimise is just good business sense.
Local councils charge food businesses for the amount of solid matter that is in their waste water – this is the trade waste. This charge is to offset the costs the council incurs in treating the water to remove this matter.
This Guide will help every food business better manage it's trade waste and reduce costs, whilst helping the environment.