Food waste groups

Guided Forage Walk: Bewdley

There are regular forage walks organised through Transition Bewdley.  The walks take approximately 2 hours and the leader introduces the group to the edible plants of the riverbanks and countryside. No need to book. Entry by donation, suggested £3. The event details, whens and wheres, etc. are advertised through Transition Bewdley’s Facebook page.

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ShareWaste: Shared private compost bins

Summary: This is a worldwide website that links those who want to share their composting facilities with those without. Through the website you can search for a compost bin owner nearby and message them to arrange to drop off your compost. At the moment there are not many compost bin owners registered in Worcestershire so we would encourage those who would like to share their composting facilities to sign up and feature on the map.

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Worcester Food Rescue: Food surplus

In this initiative organised through Transition Worcester volunteers collect surplus food from a local supermarket and distribute it to local charities in Worcester.  They are always looking for more volunteers, if you want to help them or want more information, please fill out the form on their website

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Worcestershire County Council: Public compost bins

Summary:  Worcestershire County Council have composting (and recycling) centres across the county.  You can find your nearest public composting bin (and recycling facilities) on Worcestershire County Council’s website.

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Worcestershire Gleaning: Across Worcestershire

Summary: The group is co-ordinated by the subsidiaries of Transition Network and the aims of the group are to limit food waste at the point of harvest and to provide free quality food to those most in need; each event also offers an experience to volunteers that combines the opportunities to meet new people and contribute to a worthy cause, all whilst enjoying the great outdoors (you also get to take some home for yourself!).  For opportunities to volunteer, register your interest through the below link.

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