Solutions for disposing of household food waste. The Green Cone reduces food waste to its natural components of water, carbon dioxide and a small residue. The solar-heated garden unit takes all cooked and uncooked food waste, including meat, fish, bones, dairy products, vegetable and fruit.
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Do you wish you could recycle more, and cut your carbon footprint? Food waste makes up as much of 30% of household rubbish, and much of it still goes to landfill.
Home treatment of food waste will slash the miles your food travels and if your food waste is sent to landfill, cut the propduction of greenhouse gases.
Dispose of your food waste at home with Green Cone. A unique food waste disposal system, it completely digests waste food, leaving only a tiny organic residue.
Recycle your waste food with Green Johanna. A hot composter, it turns all kinds of waste food and green garden waste into rich compost.
Or choose from our range of wormeries and garden compost bins to shrink your carbon footprint and make your garden greener.
Local authorities are under increasing pressure to implement environmentally friendly, affordable waste management strategies.
At Great Green Systems we work closely alongside our local authority partners to help turn this vision into reality - our food waste disposal units are the common sense solution.
Food Waste Digesters
Green Cone and Green Johanna remove ALL food waste produced by a typical UK household.
On average, each home produces some 0.3 tonne of food waste each year, representing 30% by weight of the municipal household waste put out for collection. Green Cone and Green Johanna are the only products on the market that remove ALL uncooked and cooked household food waste from the waste stream at source.
By dealing with food waste at source means that the Green Cone and Green Johanna are the only solutions to fully meet the EU Proximity Principle.
Collection and disposal costs per household will be significantly reduced.
By removing a significant proportion of household food waste at source, Green Cone and Green Johanna assist local authorities develop waste management strategies that comply with legislation and government targets.
Green Cone and Green Johanna facilitate fortnightly household waste collections by requiring fewer collections, which in turn reduce vehicle running costs, accidents and pollution.
Green Cone is user friendly, requires no maintenance and is guaranteed for 10 years. Green Johanna is guaranteed for 5 years.
The removal of all putrescible waste means cleaner dustbins for householders and facilitates the recycling of other domestic waste streams such as plastic and paper packaging, cans and bottles.
- If all UK households composted their food waste, we could avoid 2 million tonnes of CO2-equivalent emissions every year.
- British food travels around 20 billion miles a year – 18 million tonnes of it will end up in landfill.
- Around 20% of the UK's greenhouse gas emissions are food-related.
- Up to 30% of the typical household's waste is organic and can be turned into compost.