Like any business activity, farming produces waste, which can be anything from cardboard to plastic jugs to feed waste to old engine oil. The good news is that much of our waste can be recycled, reused or is biodegradable, all of which allow us to minimize the net waste our farms produce.

Find out how Flagship Farmers are cutting down waste in their operations

Andrew Francis

Andrew Francis

Potato and Carrot Grower, United Kingdom

  • All green waste produced from the farm’s domestic properties is composted off-site and returned to the farm as a soil conditioner
Read Andrew Francis’s full story
Jason de Sain

Jason de Sain

Lettuce Grower, Portugal

  • In its first year of being ISO14001 certified, the farm recycled a total of 27 tons of waste including plastics, oils, fleece and wood
Read Jason de Sain’s full story