food waste conversion News

  • Clean World Partners Opens Ground-Breaking Waste Conversion Facility

    Clean World Partners today opened the nation’s first commercial high-solid organic waste conversion facility at American River Packaging’s Sacramento ...


  • Waste Management and Renmatix Announce Agreement to Explore Conversion of Urban Waste to Low-Cost Cellulosic Sugar

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services, and Renmatix, the leading manufacturer of biobased sugar intermediates for global chemical and fuel markets, today announced they have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) to explore the feasibility ...


  • Anaerobic Digestion Success for a UK Food Waste Plant

    KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL, part of KIRK GROUP, was awarded a contract back in 2008 for one of the first commercial biogas plants in the UK which was the start of a 6 year relationship with the customer and two extensions to the initial plant. ...


    By KIRK UK

  • Media advisory: EPA Commemorates Earth Day, continues conversation on climate change

    This Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expanding the conversation on climate change through public engagement and education on the importance of continuing to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we live on. As we continue to make strides in protecting the climate by cutting carbon pollution and greenhouse gasses, EPA is participating in events ...

  • Anyone care for food leftovers?

    The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has joined forces with London Food Board chair Rosie Boycott and top chefs Oliver Rowe and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall to urge Londoners to use tasty leftovers for great recipes, rather than throw away edible food. As well as chairing the Mayor’s London Food Board, Boycott has made a recent appearance on BBC One’s Celebrity Masterchef and is the owner of a small ...

  • Eco-Solids international make encouraging start with VALORGAS programme’s food waste-to-energy tests

    The €3.5M, 42-month R&D programme, which is led by the University of Southampton, is examining potential for biogas production when pre-treating food waste for Anaerobic Digestion (AD) feedstock – and early laboratory results are also highlighting the emerging potential importance of ammonia removal. Chris Newman, Eco-Solids Manager, Sales & Business Development, said: ...


    By Ecosolids International Ltd

  • EPA Recognizes Ahold USA and GIANT Food Stores for Hunger Relief and Food Recovery Accomplishments

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Ahold USA the parent company of GIANT Food Stores and three other grocery banners for outstanding contributions to EPA's s Food Recovery Challenge. The Food Recovery Challenge encourages organizations to donate and divert as much of their excess food as possible. Organizations that join EPA's challenge find that they not only save money, ...

  • Managing waste for a greener tomorrow

    Growing population and infrastructural changes world over has given rise to the waste being accumulated. The waste aggregate in Middle East has increased over the years and per capita waste generation for the region is expected to boost up to 18 billion tons by the year 2020. Abu Dhabi based marine contracting company Khamis Al Rumaithy (Kare), is planning to come up with a deepwater ship ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Managing Wastewater at Source Would Be a Win-Win for Municipalities and the Food and Beverage Sector

    The old way of handling wastewater from industry in Ontario municipalities is not working, and smaller businesses in particular need solutions to manage the problem ‘at source’ that are affordable and can be practically implemented. That was a consensus reached during a recent Canadian Water Summit panel discussion on the adoption of on-site and ...


    By BLOOM

  • RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES

    PRESS RELEASE RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham 14 to 16 September 2010  30 June 2010 - MRF quality, public consultations, food waste, collecting from high rise flats and many ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Waste tea leaves could brew up biofuel

    [ISLAMABAD] Waste tea leaves could be a cheap source of biofuel that does not compromise food security, according to Pakistani scientists. Researchers from the Nanoscience and Catalysis Division at Quaid-i-Azam University used a nanocatalyst, metal nanoparticles that accelerate reactions, to produce biodiesel from used tea leaves. 'The world today is consuming several million tonnes of tea ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EPA Recognizes Shop-Rite of Roxborough as #1 Grocer with Food Recovery Challenge Award on America Recycles Day

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s national Sustainable Materials Management Program recognized Shop-Rite of Roxborough as part of the agency's Food Recovery Challenge. The store, part of the Brown Family Shop-Rite group, placed first nationally in the FRC data-driven award category for grocers. Based on 2012 reporting data, Shop-Rite of Roxborough achieved the highest percent ...

  • US biofuels industry could use municipal wastes

    The US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released a new report outlining how the Pacific Northwest can have a sizeable biofuels industry based primarily on local resources -- if non-traditional feedstocks, such as municipal waste, and new conversion technologies are used. The report notes that it will be difficult for the Northwest to create a significant ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA celebrates successful food recycling efforts by National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins and N.J. Devils

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) teamed up with the Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins, the New Jersey Devils and the National Hockey League (NHL) to highlight important work being done across the NHL to enact effective programs to divert tons of material from landfills.  In addition to working to reduce typical types of materials – cardboard, paper, plastics, glass ...

  • UK initiative to reduce organic waste sent to landfill

    Encouraging technology that reduces the amount of organic waste sent to landfill is the driving force behind a consultation launched this week by the Waste Protocols Project, a joint WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) and Environment Agency initiative. The Quality Protocol for the production and use of quality outputs from Anaerobic Digestion, could make it easier to turn ...

  • Hey, Doc! Sewage, Beer and Food Scraps Can Power Chevrolet’s Bi-fuel Impala

    Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy “Back to the Future,” is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer. Cleveland-based quasar energy group uses organic waste to produce a renewable energy source known as biogas, which ...


  • Waste Management Launches `Greenest Show` Campaign

    Underscoring Waste Management’s (NYSE: WM) commitment to educating and engaging the community about sustainability, the company today announced the launch of its “Greenest Show” promotional campaign in advance of the 2014 Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO).  The “Greenest Show” campaign represents all that Waste Management, in partnership with the PGA TOUR and ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Concurrent waste management challenges in Middle East

    Waste Management Middle East Forum to be held on 11-12 November in Dubai - UAE will gather waste management professionals to discuss practices to effectively manage waste. Middle East is witnessing huge developments in the waste management sector. Bee’ah, one of the leading companies in waste management will be expanding its operations and reach in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • MarketsandMarkets Published Global Waste to Energies Technologies Market

    The global energy market is witnessing a shift toward waste to energy technologies due to growing energy demands worldwide, the rapid depletion of conventional sources of energy, and concerns over environmental pollution from conventional energy sources. Governments across the globe are offering initiatives and financial schemes to encourage production of energy from industrial and agricultural ...


  • Analyzing waste gases during simulated Mars mission

    As part of a project to measure the effects of long-term isolation on astronauts, small groups of individuals have been selected to live in a tiny ‘Habitat’ perched on the upper slope of a volcano in Hawaii. In doing so, the project team has contributed to the understanding of issues that would confront a manned mission to Mars. As part of the project’s research NASA’s ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

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