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How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 19, 2015)

It would take farm land the size of Mexico just to grow the amount of food that humans produce, but do not eat, every year. More food goes uneaten at the consumption phase of the supply chain—in places like homes, restaurants and cafeterias—than at any other stage. Almost all urban areas experience high levels of food waste—food ...

Food manufacturers: Include waste in final cost of product

by Normandy Waste Management Systems  (Apr. 17, 2014)

Over the past year, the momentum of food waste reduction has become a forefront concern on a global, national and industry level. In the United States, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the U.S. Food Waste Challenge “to lead a fundamental shift in how we think about and ...

Bioaugmentation/waste water treatment in food industry - Case Study

by Atlas Seis - Sistemas de Energia para a Industria e Serviços, Lda.  (Mar. 4, 2015)

What is it? The bioaugmentation is an innovative technology which consists in an increase of selected bacteria to help naturally the biological process of organic compounds degradation. It is proper to dose in any effluent type and wastewater treatment system, which no longer has enough capacity or has an inefficient performance. These products ...

Major discount chain Leader Price found baler solution to handle their waste - Case Study

by Bramidan Balers  (Apr. 21, 2015)

When discount retail food chain giant, Leader Price, was looking for an efficient waste handling solution to replace their current rotocompactor, they chose Bramidan balers. Says Leader Price buyer, Mr Cresson, “Rotocompactors are an expensive investment requiring a full service contract as the machines need to be checked every quarter. ...

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.  ...

Trade food waste collection case studies

by Ecosack  (Apr. 3, 2014)

In the continuing effort to separate food waste from the landfill stream, councils are looking to the viability of collecting trade food waste Carmarthenshire Council is among the most proactive of councils looking at tackling this problem. Using Ecosack 25L Paper Sacks for food waste they are successfully collecting a large volume from local ...

Two-phase anaerobic co-digestion of food waste and sewage sludge

by IWA Publishing  (Jan. 21, 2015)

The feasibility and performance of food waste and sewage sludge co-digestion were investigated to gain insight into their resource utilization. In this study, two-phase anaerobic digestion (TPAD) was operated under a total solids mixing ratio of 1:1 and different sludge retention times (SRTs). Results show that an acidogenic reactor with a 5-day ...

Bellisio Foods Reduces Operation Costs with ADI Systems’ Technology

by ADI Systems Inc.  (Mar. 3, 2015)

Location: Jackson, Ohio, USA • Sector: Food & Beverage The Client: Bellisio Foods has been feeding families all over the world for more than fifty years. It is a major producer of frozen entrees, including Michelina’s products. Over two million Bellisio meals are enjoyed every day. The Client’s Needs: Bellisio Foods’ ...

How good is that environmental nonprofit, anyway?

by Ensia  (May 4, 2015)

Green groups face a growing call to measure and report how well they do their jobs Greenpeace rates tech companies on their data centers. Oxfam America ranks food brands on the sustainability of their supply chains. The ...

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 ...

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