Food Waste Recycling Articles

  • It is time to end food waste

    Food waste is a global, billion-dollar problem. The White Paper ‘It’s time to end food waste’ explores the origins, the reasons and some exciting solutions for the global food waste problem. Supercharged composters, mini-ventilators, smart lipid films are just some of the solutions to reduce the 1.3 billion tons of food that is currently wasted. Scientists and entrepreneurs ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Waste-to-Energy Upgrade for Chicken Processing WWTP - Case Study

    When one of Italy’s top chicken producers needed to increase production while lowering costs, it turned to Fluence for a waste-to-energy upgrade to its existing WWTP. When one of Italy’s top agro-food processors wanted to expand its operations, it faced some difficult challenges, including reducing operational costs and producing an effluent that would meet strict European Union ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • A Closer Look | NOV 2017 Sebright Products with Gary Brinkman

    Sebright Products, a family owned and operated company, got its start in 1984, according to Gary Brinkmann, the company’s director of multinational sales. At the beginning, the company built compactors. Now, it’s “one of the most innovative manufacturers of waste and recycling equipment in the entire world,” Brinkman said. “We are a solution designer that ...


    By Sebright Products, Inc.

  • The Benefits of Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide for Food Processing

    The Benefits of Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide for Food Processing A blend of gases -- carbon dioxide, oxygen, and nitrogen -- help preserve packaged food by reducing the amount of oxygen inside the sealed package. Gas flushing or Modified Atmosphere Packaging, as the process is called, also reduces the amount of processing that food must undergo. This preserves the quality and ...

  • Delivering the Promise of Continued Customer Success

    Since TOMRA was founded in 1972, we have continuously redefined what it means to be innovative in the sectors in which we operate. Through our ongoing commitment to providing the world’s most advanced sensor-based sorting systems, we deliver TOMRA’s brand promise of “trusted technology and partnership for better business and environment.” ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Kingdom Centre in Riyadh is top-to-bottom with recycling and waste management equipment - Case Study

    In the heart of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is the eye-catching Kingdom Centre.  The Kingdom Centre is considered the most luxurious building in the region. It is 65 stories tall and is the third tallest sky scraper in the country of Saudi Arabia. It includes a mall with hundreds of stores, a connected Four Seasons Riyadh Hotel, offices, apartments, ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Cardboard baler helps Echo Food Shelf reduce hunger - Case Study

    One epidemic that has taken our nation by storm is hunger.  According to a Feeding America Study, 1 in 7 Americans relies on a food pantry for food assistance every month.  A staggering 1 in 4 military families need help providing their loved ones with enough food to eat.  More and more children under the age of 18 rely on school meals as their main source of daily nutrition.  ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Value-driven recycling at Fareway Stores - Case Study

    With 100 grocery stores across Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Nebraska, maintaining the recycling and trash for Fareway Stores is no easy task. But they have the equipment, systems, and staff in place to make it efficient. Leo Hickey, who has been responsible for the “In Store” maintenance since 1993 explains, “Each of the 100 Fareway Stores has one ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Cash wise foods - Case Study

    Cash Wise Foods, a subsidiary of Coborn’s, are big box food stores focused on low price, variety, and value and have made a big splash in Minnesota and North Dakota. Recycling Equipment – M60CB Vertical Cardboard Baler Challenge: Cash Wise Foods thrives on ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Indianapolis Airport – Food court & concourse - Case Study

    The Indianapolis Airport serves more than 8 million business and leisure travelers each year and averages 143 daily flights, seasonally and year-round, to 43 nonstop destinations. IND is the first airport in the U.S. to win LEED® certification for an entire terminal campus. LEED is a green-building award for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Waste Handling Equipment ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Echo food shelf - Case Study

    With a customer base of 350 families and up to 1000 individual people per week, the Echo Food Shelf is able to sustain their efforts by employing 3.75 people, 200 regular volunteers, and various people who need to fulfill their service learning or community service hours. Recycling Equipment – M60MD ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Waste-to-Energy Technology Helps Fish Processor Save on Operating Costs - Case Study

    PROJECT DETAILS LOCATION Manta, Ecuador CUSTOMER The Eurofish Group SOLUTION Wastewater Treatment, Waste-to-Energy TECHNOLOGIES Dissolved Air Flotation, Anaerobic Digestion, Double-Stage Nitrification-Denitrification, Final Clarification. In today’s world, ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Measurement, Motivations And Opportunities To Waste Less Food

    Oregon Department of Environmental Quality releases findings on psychological, socio-economic and structural drivers that contribute to generation of preventable wasted food in households. An estimated 30 to 40 percent of all food produced and imported for consumption in the United States is never eaten. In Oregon, as part of a statewide strategy to prevent the wasting of food, the Oregon ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Reducing Wasted Food In Tennessee

    About 15 percent of Tennessee households are food insecure, and almost 1.2 million tons of food are landfilled annually. The state is moving quickly to address both realities. It is increasingly apparent that food waste and food insecurity in the United States is a problem, and it has especially hit home in Tennessee. An estimated 15.1 percent of Tennessee households are food insecure, which ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • On-Site Food Waste Pretreatment

    Guide to equipment and systems for businesses, institutions and venues that manage food waste on-site. Businesses, institutions and venues that generate large volumes of food waste have an increasing number of options to manage this organics stream, starting with tools and knowledge to prevent and reduce what is generated in the first place, followed by donation of excess and prepared ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • ERC (DEU) Disposal Company - Case Study

    Digester: 650 m³ (hydraulic digester) Gas storage: 280 m³ Input substrates: food waste Scope of services:  concept creation, consulting, detail engineering, delivery of equipment, general project supervision, start-up, operational support and service Start-up: 1996 / reconstruction ...

  • Jakob Bösch AG (CHE) Disposal Company - Case Study

    Digester: 3 x 1.650 m³ Post digester: 990 m³ Gas storage: 2.100 m³ Input substrates: manure, food waste, slaughterhouse waste Scope of services:  concept creation, consulting, detail engineering, delivery of equipment, general project supervision, start-up, operational support and service Start-up: ...

  • South Carolina Convention Center Tackles Food Waste

    Chef assists clients with accurate food ordering. Surplus is donated, and scraps are diverted to a composting facility. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Deeper Dive Into Zero Waste

    Credential and certification programs are available to universities and businesses to guide initiatives and achieve a minimum of 90 percent diversion. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Case study - Waste food to energy

    BIONOVA-GLOSFUME PROCESS. A patented BIONOVA process which converts food waste into energy was awarded the 2010 Food Processing award. During 2010 Jamie Oliver identified the benefits from converting waste food to energy. This greatly reduces the cost of landfill with the benefit of minimising the cost of hot water for the kitchens. The Glosfume Biomass Filter offers ultra low ...


    By Glosfume

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