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  • Using Dry Anaerobic Digestion to Break Down Food Waste

    The United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has a goal of 50% reduction in food waste to landfill by 2030. This means that of the 53 million tons of food waste disposed of in landfills, 26.5 million tons must be diverted. Compost and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) together process 2.7 million tons/year food waste – and most of composted tonnage is yard waste. This means that food ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Is dry ice blasting safe to use in food production facilities?

    It’s important for food processing facilities to maintain strict guidelines for maintaining equipment. One of the challenges these facilities face is cleaning in a reasonable amount of time while still being thorough. Utilizing dry ice blasting as a replacement for chemicals ...


    By IceTech A/S

  • Fowex waste food disposal unit for Antarctica

    Further endorsement of the efficiency and environmental benefits of the Fowex organic waste food disposal system comes with the news that Leighs Construction has specified it for inclusion in their upgrade to the kitchen and mess facilities at the award winning Hillary Field Centre at Arrival Heights in Antarctica. The renovation is part of an ongoing upgrade by Antarctica New Zealand of the ...


  • Weekly collections must segregate food waste – Redesdale

    Commenting on Eric Pickles’ announcement of a £250m fund to support councils returning to weekly bin collections, ADBA Chairman and Lib Dem peer Lord Redesdale said: “If Eric Pickle’s announcement on supporting weekly household bin collections means that DCLG is leading the charge for source segregated organic collection, it would be great news. This money must only be ...

  • GaiaRecycle Introduces Small-Volume Onsite Food Waste Recycling System

    Designed for Elementary Schools and Small Restaurants PALO ALTO, CA – GaiaRecycle™, LLC, an industry-leading global provider of organic waste recycling systems, today announced the new G-30H modular model to address the food waste processing needs typically found in small restaurants and elementary schools. The GaiaRecycle G-30H system, featuring 66 lbs per day ...


  • EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and City of San Jose will celebrate the city’s successful food-waste-to-energy program at a tour of the nation’s first large-scale commercial anaerobic digestion facility, privately owned and operated by Zero Waste Energy Development Company. “Thanksgiving is a great time to focus on reducing food waste, the largest single material ...

  • GaiaRecycle Features Onsite Food Waste Recycling Solutions at WASTECON 2011

    GaiaRecycle™, LLC, an industry-leading global provider of organic waste recycling systems, today announced its plans to exhibit in the Organics Pavilion (Booth 881) at the WASTECON 2011 show, Aug. 23-25 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville. GaiaRecycle will display one of its stainless steel modular recycling systems to highlight the ...


  • GaiaRecycle Releases Results of Food Waste Pilot Project at Wake Forest University

    Study Validates the Efficiency of GaiaRecycle System for Processing Onsite Organic Food Waste and Use in Composting. GaiaRecycle™, LLC, an industry-leading global provider of organic waste recycling systems, today announced the results of a pilot project conducted at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, which substantiated GaiaRecycle's functionality, performance and operating ...


  • Traditional cultures can show wasteful world how to preserve food

    From condensing the meat of whole cow to the size of a human fist, to preserving seabirds in sealskins, there are hundreds of ways in which traditional cultures can teach the wasteful developed world how to preserve and conserve one of our most-precious yet most-squandered resources: food. Each year, an estimated one third of all food produced-an astonishing 1.3 billion tonnes, worth around US$1 ...

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San José tour composting and biogas facility turning food waste into renewable energy

    On Tuesday, November 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator and City of San José officials will tour the city’s Zero Waste Energy Development anaerobic digestion facility where food scraps are turned into renewable energy and compost for local farms. The facility’s state-of-the-art dry anaerobic digesters use bacteria to ...

  • Portable toilets help provide safe water and food

    It's hard to believe, but an estimated 2.6 billion people in the developing world - nearly a third of the global population - still lack access to basic sanitation services. This presents a significant hygiene risk, especially in densely populated urban areas and slums where contaminated drinking water can spread disease rapidly. Every year, some 1.5 million children die from diarrhea caused by ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

    On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and workshops plus 132 exhibitors with their products and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Better water management could halve the global food gap

    Improved agricultural water management could halve the global food gap by 2050 and buffer some of the harmful climate change effects on crop yields. For the first time, scientists investigated systematically the worldwide potential to produce more food with the same amount of water by optimizing rain use and irrigation. They found the potential has previously been underestimated. Investing in ...

  • 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 ...


  • Picarro Introduces a Shoe Box-Sized Device that Extracts Water in Minutes from Environmental, Tissue and Food Samples for High-Precision Isotope Analysis Anywhere in the World

    Picarro, the maker of the world’s leading instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements today unveiled its new Induction Module - Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (IM-CRDS) system, a compact, field-deployable and high-precision water isotope measurement solution that can extract water from plant, soil, and food samples and measure hydrogen and oxygen ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • U.S. EPA launches first waste to biogas mapping tool

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Region has launched an online “waste to biogas mapping tool” to support the use of organic waste for energy projects. “This innovative mapping tool, the first of its kind in the nation, helps restaurants, hotels and other food waste generators to connect with large energy producers,” said Jared Blumenfeld, ...

  • Green Shoots Emerging at UK’s Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition

    Where there’s muck there’s brass! And nowhere is there greater evidence of the growing role recycling and waste management is playing in the revival of the UK economy than at RWM 09 (the Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition), taking place at the Birmingham NEC from 15 to 17 September 2009. “Legislative change, the rebounding prices of precious resources, rising ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Axion Consulting: helping councils move waste up the hierarchy

    Tighter budgets and the need to increase recycling rates are prompting more local authorities to seek expert help to extract more value from the household waste they collect, according to Axion Consulting, a leading resource recovery specialist. Axion, which regularly provides support to local authorities, says demand for its range of waste evaluation services is rising as councils look for ...

  • Redwave Expands Waste Processing Business with a New Subsidiary in Germany

    REDWAVE, as a leading supplier of sensor-based sorting machines and turnkey material-sorting systems, has taken a decisive step to expand its business in the waste-processing sector by founding a new subsidiary, REDWAVE Waste GmbH. The new company is located in Wetzlar, Germany and was incorporated in 2015. It adds the important area of mechanical-biological waste treatment to REDWAVE's product ...

  • Cars to run on fuel from household waste within two years, say INEOS

    INEOS, the world’s third largest chemical company, announced this week that it is aiming to produce commercial quantities of bioethanol fuel from biodegradable municipal waste within around two years. INEOS’ new technology will produce bioethanol in large quantities from municipal solid waste, organic commercial waste and agricultural residues amongst other things. According to Peter Williams, ...


    By INEOS

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