Positive Carbon gets €2.3m in funding to help stamp out food waste

Company founded by Aisling and Mark Kirwan intends to use financing for research and development, bolstering marketing efforts, and scaling operations

Aisling Kirwan, chief operating officer, Positive Carbon, Mark Kirwan, chief executive, Positive Carbon, and Andrew McGreal investment director at BVP

Positive Carbon, a start-up that has developed technology to help cut down on food waste in the hospitality sector, has secured €2.3 million in seed funding.

Founded by Aisling and Mark Kirwan in early 2020, Positive Carbon estimates its solution has led to a 50 per cent reduction in food waste by its clients, amounting to over 4,000 tonnes of potential waste being diverted from landfills .

The company has developed patented, fully automated food waste ...