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  • Kiverco unveils its Backbone in Waste Composting

    Two waste and recycling experts have joined forces to protect the environment and create resources for future generations following the installation of a Kiverco waste screening plant at EnVar’s organic waste treatment site in Cambridgeshire. EnVar is the UK's largest waste in-vessel and windrow composting facility and ...

  • EPA Regional Administrator Tours Duluth Composting Facility, Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman highlighted the environmental benefits of diverting food waste from landfills today at the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District’s composting facility. “The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District’s innovative composting program provides a terrific example of how we can turn food waste into a valuable ...

  • Mechline launches GohBio ‘natural’ food waste disposal

    Reduce approx 550 kilos of food waste to grey waste water in 24 hours with GohBio from Mechline. GohBio is a new product that reduces food waste disposal costs, ‘Future Proofs’ against disposal cost increases, reduces landfill and is energy efficient and sustainable.GohBio is NOT a composting machine nor does it rely on composting to decompose food waste. It uses a special formulation of highly ...

  • Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

    GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the UK will end up in landfill annually, with the value being close to £23bn. The total value is rising rapidly due to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Food for Thought on Waste over Festive Season

    Christmas for many around the world is a time of plenty: stomachs full to bursting and gifts spilling out from beneath the tree as we indulge those we love. But in the days that follow, who hasn't felt a slight twinge of guilt at the food we scrape into the bin or the old gadgets that are now going to gather dust in the cupboard or end up on the scrapheap? Don't worry, though, for there are ...

  • Useful waste is a win-win for energy and food

    The future is increasingly bright for renewable energy, with the US aiming to cut the price of solar photovoltaics by 75%between 2010 and 2020. Denmark plans to obtain 50% of its energy from windjust five years from now. But one form ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Penton’s WasteExpo 2016 explores a future without food waste

    Penton’s WasteExpo, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, today officially announced it will host the Food Recovery Forum, a special two-day event centered on this booming industry. The conference program was developed in collaboration with Dr. Stuart Buckner, former Executive Director of the U.S. Composting Council. WasteExpo is scheduled to take place ...


    By Penton

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Cupertino honored as national food waste reduction innovation leader

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded the City of Cupertino (Calif.) its Food Recovery Challenge’s national Innovation Award for the city’s extensive efforts to reduce food waste. Cupertino’s efforts include leading-edge work to integrate food waste reduction goals into its business partnership with a local waste hauler and to aid local businesses compost their ...

  • 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 ...


  • ABB control system helps turn food waste into fuel

    2009-08-18 - Small bioethanol plants in Finland are using local food waste to make a low-carbon gasoline and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks. ABB’s Extended Automation System 800xA is making it possible. St1 Biofuels Oy is the only bioethanol producer in the world making biofuel from food waste. The originators of the process say the fuel can reduce carbon dioxide ...


    By ABB

  • World Green building week event in Istanbul at Coca-cola introducing the "Compost and Zero waste" program

    World Green building councils arranges events all over the world focusing on sustainability during the “World Green Building Week”, this week 17-21th of September 2012. This week the "Turkish Green Building Council" arranged a visit to Coca-Cola in Istanbul introducing Food Composting and Big Hanna. Our distributor in Turkey Mr Mehmet Basaran from Ecotec held a prestentation to the ...


    By Susteco AB

  • 30 tons less in organic waste and 4500 kg of extra compost each year at Pieve Di Cento School's canteen in Italy.

    Saturday, November 24, 2012 a Big Hanna Composter model T120 was inaugurated and immediately after put into operation at a school's canteen in the town of Pieve di Cento, a town with about 6,000 inhabitants, located in North Italy. The Composter was purchased by the City of Pieve di Cento with a loan obtained from ATO Bologna (Area Authorities of the Province of Bologna with its 60 city halls, ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Big Hanna - a sucessful installation in Uganda by NLS Waste Services in Tullow Oil's camp sites

    The places where Big Hanna composters can be installed are so different from each other! For the first time two of our larger Big Hanna model T240 have been installed ...


    By Susteco AB

  • 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

  • Massachusetts’ Food Waste Reduction Initiative Creates 900 Jobs, $175 Million Of Economic Activity

    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) today issued a report, which found that the Massachusetts Commercial Food Waste Ban has created more than 900 jobs and stimulated $175 million in economic activity across the Commonwealth during the first two years ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • EPA Honors Disneyland Resort for Achievements in Food Recovery

    Disneyland Resort was recognized today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2014 Food Recovery Challenge award for its zero waste efforts, and the highest percent increase in food recovery of any theme park in the nation. “Disneyland is a model for food recovery efforts,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “Disney ...

  • NRDC Celebrates Sustainable Food Movement at L.A. Benefit

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) celebrates the growth of the safe and sustainable food movement tonight at a one‐of‐a‐kind benefit featuring the work of the organization’s food and agriculture program. “Americans are realizing that if we change the way we eat, we can change the way the food system works,” said Frances Beinecke, president of NRDC. ...

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