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Fighting Climate Change

August 13, 2021

  Fighting Climate Change Fighting climate change is integral to the JG Pears operation. We recognise that care for the environment is a fundamental and integral part of our business, so we work hard to minimise the effect of our operati...

Generating Renewable Energy

Generating Renewable Energy

July 9, 2021

  How is JG Pears Generating Renewable Energy Using Biomass? Through the development of the combined heat and power plant (CHP) at Newark, JG Pears is generating renewable energy. Our use of renewable biomass fuel significantly reduces t...

Reducing Our Environmental Impact

June 17, 2021

  What is the environmental impact of processing butchers' waste? Reducing our environmental impact is a key focus at JG Pears. The processing of butchers’ waste and animal by-products generates many useful, sustainable products, which...

Generating Renewable Energy

Making sustainable fuel from butchers’ waste

December 3, 2019

  Biofuels replacing fossil fuels? In recent years, there’s been a big push to promote biofuels as a replacement for fossil fuels. But not all biofuels are equal. In fact, it’s now clear that many plant-based biofuels bring a fresh s...

Opening a butcher’s shop?

October 3, 2019

  Opening a butcher’s shop? 3 essential things you need to know about waste disposal regulations If you’re opening a butcher’s shop, it’s important to be aware that food safety regulations are just as strict for the waste you don...

Butchers’ Waste Explained

September 3, 2019

  What do animal renderers make from butcher’s waste and animal by-products – and why is rendering so green? 328 million pigs, sheep, goats, and cows and 6 billion poultry birds are slaughtered each year in the EU. Each carcass conta...


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