Reference 2019-559

REF:            2019-559

Subject:        Food wastage

 

Request:

Please provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, with the following information relating to your food wastage at your Trust.

  1. How many patients and staff do you cater for?
  2. How much food waste is generated every day?
  3. How do you dispose of it?
  4. Do you have it collected or do you use a macerator?
  5. Do you have an approximate monthly cost for disposing of food waste?

 

 

Response:

How many patients and staff do you cater for? We currently cater for up to 850 patients a day including Mental Health, this total does not include any day case patients
How much food waste is generated every day? An average of 16% currently
How do you dispose of it? All food waste is disposed of through the macerator
Do you have it collected or do you use a macerator?
Do you have an approximate monthly cost for disposing of food waste? No