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Bioprocess Control Happy to be nominated for Blackwater & Food Waste Challenge

by Bioprocess Control AB  (Apr. 13, 2015)

The 3R-Community proposal has been submitted by Bioprocess Control, a technology and market leader in the area of advanced instrumentation and control technologies in the biogas industry. The proposal focuses on how to fully exploit and maximise energy recovery and nutrient recycling from grey water, black water and food waste streams through ...

Cambi Awarded Contract for Anyang Sewage Treatment Plant Project

by Cambi AS  (Apr. 14, 2015)

Posco E&C, one of South Korea's largest EPC Turnkey contractors, has awarded Cambi a contract for a Cambi B12 Thermal Hydrolysis Process plant (CambiTHP TM ) for the Anyang Sewage Treatment and co-digestion Project. The CambiTHP TM system will treat all the sludge from a new underground wastewater treatment plant serving 700,000 people in the ...

Environment Committee backs compromise on cleaner biofuels

by European Parliament  (Apr. 14, 2015)

MEPs and ministers moved a step closer on Tuesday (Apr 14, 2015) to an agreement on plans to cap the production of traditional biofuels and accelerate the shift to alternative sources, such as certain types of waste and residues and new sources such as seaweed, with the environment committee's vote backing a deal struck by legislators. The plan ...

Canadians’ Food Wasting Habits Need to Stop

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 27, 2015)

“Stop wasting your food!” A lecture delivered in every dining table, is now a national call to all Canadians. Green Living Enterprises, Canada’s leading cause marketing group, says Canada’s food waste problem needs to be addressed at the household level. The Toronto Food Policy Council estimates about $27 billion worth ...

Love Food Hate Waste welcomes celebrity ambassadors

by WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme)  (Mar. 23, 2015)

Love Food Hate Waste today announces a team of five celebrity ambassadors hungry to support the nationwide campaign in halving avoidable household food waste by 2025. Actress and director Sunetra Sarker joins celebrity chefs Rachael Khoo, James Strawbridge, Richard Fox and Shane Jordan in helping the LFHW team raise awareness to tackle the 4.2 ...

New England Organizations Step Up for EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge and Help to Reduce Food Waste

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 26, 2015)

Twelve New England organizations have backed a national effort led by the US Environmental Protection Agency to help cut down on the nearly 35 million tons of food wasted in the United States each year. This EPA initiative encourages businesses, organizations and institutions to prevent food waste by donating or recycling food. Among the groups ...

Carbon footprint of food waste not necessarily related to its weight

by European Commission  (Mar. 5, 2015)

The carbon footprint of food waste should be taken into account alongside the the weight of food wasted, says a new study. The research examined three years of food waste data from six branches of a Swedish supermarket and calculated the waste’s carbon footprint. On the basis of their footprint, key products that could be targeted for waste ...

How Much Are Your Food Scraps Worth?

by SEaB Energy Ltd.  (Apr. 14, 2015)

SEaB Energy has launched its new generation Flexibuster micro power plants that convert food scraps into valuable energy, with guest of honour, Caroline Nokes MP, Member of Parliament for Romsey and Southampton North, opening the site on the 10th April 2015. SEaB Energy’s new Flexibuster – the first model built in co-operation with UK ...

EHS This Week: Minority Health Month, ICAO’s Safety Ratings, FDA Food Facility Regulations and More!

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Apr. 17, 2015)

  On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: April Minority Health Month North Dakota Approves Project ...

Extending product life can cut food waste and save millions

by WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme)  (Mar. 3, 2015)

WRAP estimates that an increase of just one day on product life* across a range of foods could prevent around 250,000 tonnes of food waste each year, in households and in the supply chain, by giving consumers longer to eat the food they buy. In a pioneering new report published today – Reducing food waste by ...

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