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Installation of a Big Hanna composter in a block of flats for young students and workers in Besançon, France.

by Susteco AB  (Dec. 12, 2014)

SYBERT is a regional waste management company covering 198 local councils with 230 000 residents. SYBERT's strategy is focused on waste minimization and a variety of measures have been introduced to change peoples habits regarding waste.  In order to be able to offer solutions that makes it possible to avoid or minimize waste at source an ...

Infectious Diseases and Ozone

by OZONATOR Industries Limited  (Nov. 21, 2014)

OZONE kills all known Virus & Pathogens.There is a lack of information on the proper handling and disposal of the medical waste associated with diseases like Ebola, which is a level 4 bio-hazard. The quantity of medical and biohazard waste that is generated during a outbreak in a hospital can increase five fold and during the treatment of ...

Food Waste and Obesity A UK Epidemic on more than one scale

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Dec. 4, 2014)

Ever since definitions of a ‘healthy’ bodyweight changed in the 1990s, the world seems to be facing an obesity epidemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) convened an expert consultation in Geneva that formed the basis for a report that defined obesity – not merely as a coming social catastrophe, but as an ...

Exergy evaluation of emitted waste gas and fuel consumption in food delivery process

by Inderscience Publishers  (Nov. 11, 2014)

Food delivery from restaurants and fast food shops by motorbikes is one of the major modes of its distribution. We aim to investigate the environmental impact of food delivery process by motorbikes. The environmental impact was described from the viewpoint of waste gas emission and emission exergy. A university campus was selected as the test ...

Biogen invests in fleet of seven UNTHA food waste shredders for AD

by UNTHA UK  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Biogen has recently invested in two new UNTHA RS40 shredders, to support the company’s rapidly expanding AD operations within the UK. Interested to discover what Biogen thinks of UNTHA’s shredding technology, we got chatting to a Biogen spokesperson… What UNTHA shredding technology have you invested in to date? We currently ...

Zero impact separate waste collection with donkeys and recycling food waste with Big Hanna composter in Italy!

by Susteco AB  (Oct. 28, 2014)

Montalto Ligure, a small village with about 365 inhabitants, situated in the Riviera Ligur's hinterland (North East Italy), an almost untouched place (difficult to reach and cross by 'normal' means of transport) said 'Enough!' to compactors and dumpsters.  ...

Organic waste biodegradability test bio methane potential method

by Cambi AS  (Dec. 20, 2014)

Management Summary The biogas production from a mixture of food waste, garden waste, paper, napkins, plastic, metals and glass and anaerobically digested sludge was monitored until gas production had ceased. The homogenised biowaste mixture was subjected to two pre-treatment methods prior to being fed to the BMP reactors, these were: ...

Food Waste Collection Companies Grow With The Flow

by BioCycle Magazine  (Sep. 21, 2014)

On October 1, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ ban on landfill disposal of commercial organics from establishments generating one ton or more of food waste per week goes into effect. On the front lines of helping these businesses and institutions comply are organics haulers, many of whom have been offering their services for years. ...

Food service zero waste program case study

by Blue Castle Developments CA LLC - SmartTrash  (Sep. 16, 2014)

Foodservice client that was looking to increase waste diversion but didn't want to increase costs by adding a recycling program. Before RecycleSmart, all materials were being disposed of in a roll off garbage bin. A variety of different material types were being produced at the facility: Cardboard Paper Bags (flour/sugar/other), Plastic ...

Rosendal`s Garden chose Big Hanna for composting their organic food waste

by Susteco AB  (Jun. 12, 2014)

The Rosendal's Garden is located on Djurgården, an island in the city centre of Stockholm, Sweden. It's a public garden with a café, greenhouses, plant shop, function hall and educational activities.  ...

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