pilot waste banana scheme recepticles

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pilot waste banana scheme recepticles

pilot waste banana scheme recepticles

David Barraclough By David Barraclough

design and creation of waste recepticles in the form of enlarged bananas to recycle food waste generated by lunch consumers at or around Spitalfields.

Tower Hamlets Idea stage

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X thousand bananas per day are consumed in central London the bulk is/are discarded along with other meal detritus all of which is eligible for composting. As stylish public items of street architecture they would bring hoome the need for recycling of waste food at public junctures. The waste wouod then be diverted to composting venues such as popipcompost in St Georges and elsewhere. The recepticles would be 5'6'' with steel frames with sliding

What we'll deliver:

  • Crowds would have handy and easy means of disposal of valuable nutritious waste.
  • As models they will be easioy replicable by bublic authorities and controlllers of space accesible to the public.

Why it's a great idea:

Banana waste is exceptionall nutritious. Bananas are cultivated at distant locations travelling great distances whereat 40 to 100% of which is then discarded and ends in landfill or incineration destroying resources valuable to producers.

Steps to get it done:

Location Tower Hamlets

About the space

Business, shopping and tourist areas of Spitalfields Market and St Katherine's dock


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