Your Bristol good food questions

Please get in touch if the answer to your question about good food in Bristol is not covered below.

Filter By:


How can I volunteer time, or donate surplus or money to good food organisations in Bristol?

There are initiatives across the city making it easier for people and businesses to offer help through good food, volunteering time or donating surplus food or money to good food organisations in Bristol. Bristol Food Network’s website provides information about how to volunteer time or donate. Can Do Bristol is also a helpful resource for volunteering – use it to search for opportunities across Bristol.

What can I do with surplus food from my business?

Bristol has many organisations working to redistribute food. Each organisation deals with different types and volumes of food, making it important that the right food gets to the right organisation so it can be fully utilised. Use the food redistribution tool to find the right place for your surplus.

How do I find out more about food waste recycling in Bristol?

Bristol Waste provide a list of FAQS explaining how Bristol’s food waste is recycled, how to use your food waste caddy and bin, what can go into the bin, and what can’t. Bristol Waste’s Slim My Waste – Feed My Face campaign encourages Bristol residents to put their food waste in the brown caddy instead of the black wheelie bin.

How do I order a food waste bin and caddy to recycle my food waste at home?

Order new brown food waste bins and caddies from the Bristol City Council website. You can also get replacements for lost or damaged bins, boxes, bags or lids for all recycling containers.

How do I share my Food Waste event with Bristol citizens?

If you’re hosting a food waste-related event in Bristol, you can submit the details on the Bristol Good Food website to spread the word. Once you fill out the form, your event will be reviewed by a member of the team and added to the Events Calendar. Please check that your email address is correct so that we can contact you if there’s a problem with your submission.