food waste technology News

  • 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. ...

  • New coalition to wage war on wasted food

    Governments, businesses and citizens’ groups are joining forces to try to put some beef into efforts to cut food loss and waste in a world facing growing hunger. Almost a third of all food produced globally − enough to feed everyone in the world for two months − is lost or wasted, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says. And not ...


    By Climate News Network

  • New EU-project starts to reduce food waste across Europe

    16 September marked the start of the EU Horizon 2020 funded project "Resource Efficient Food and dRink for the Entire Supply cHain" (REFRESH). 26 partners from 12 European countries and China will work towards the project's goal to contribute towards the objectives of reducing food waste across Europe by 30% by 2025, reducing waste management costs, and maximizing the value from unavoidable food ...

  • Food as fuel - are biofuels to blame?

    The United Nations has accused the US and the European Union of having taken the "criminal path" by contributing to an explosive rise in global food prices through using food crops to produce biofuels. This comes in the wake of skyrocketing prices and plummeting food supplies in the developing world. But many questions remain as to whether biofuels are the root cause of the current world food ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Food as fuel - are biofuels to blame?

    The United Nations has accused the US and the European Union of having taken the 'criminal path' by contributing to an explosive rise in global food prices through using food crops to produce biofuels. This comes in the wake of skyrocketing prices and plummeting food supplies in the developing world. But many questions remain as to whether biofuels are the root cause of the current world food ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Food, Glorious Food! The World´s Most Comprehensive Water Footprint Food Calculator Launched By Sustain

    The UK’s most comprehensive water footprint food calculator has been developed by Sustain’s scientists: precise ingredients of any meal, plus country of origin gives the most accurate reading to date of a meal’s water footprint A brand new food calculator that gives a comprehensive water footprint of a full meal has been developed by scientists at Sustain as part of the World ...


  • Students from France, Mexico and United Kingdom Recognized for Taking up Fight against Food Waste

    Three student groups from France, Mexico and the United Kingdom bagged top prizes for their creative and committed efforts to reduce food waste in their schools and communities in the recently concluded Think.Eat.Save Student Challenge. Food waste is a massive ...

  • Recycle Track Systems (RTS) is bringing technological innovation and a shared sustainability vision to the waste removal process at Juice Press

    Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling technology company headquartered in New York City, is proud to announce a new partnership with Juice Press –  the East Coast's fastest growing organic food and beverage retailer. Leveraging its proprietary technology, RTS is disrupting the waste and recycling industry by reducing costs, diverting more waste ...


    By Recycle Track Systems (RTS)

  • Intelleflex Honored as a "Top Green Provider" for Delivering Sustainability Solutions for the Food Industry

    Intelleflex, a leading provider of on-demand data visibility solutions, announced today it has been named a "Top Green Provider" by Food Logistics Magazine. The editors of ...


  • 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

  • Interserve appoints Severnside to Defra Waste Management

    Severnside Recycling has been appointed by Interserve Plc to handle the waste from 157 Defra sites nationwide in the UK. Defra operates a diverse portfolio of facilities from general offices through to specialist laboratories and large estates and Severnside will be developing bespoke solutions to handle the different waste streams generated in the most sustainable way. This will involve ...

  • RWM offers free seminars to tackle council waste worries

    What is the secret to PFI success? How can Facebook and Twitter encourage your residents to recycle more? How do you conquer the planning process to minimise delay and achieve a cost effective result? Are macerators the answer to food waste, and what’s the best policy for handling radioactive waste? With an entire seminar theatre dedicated to local authority issues, a new theatre covering waste ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Free visit to RWM promises to make your waste work harder

    Whether you are looking for a waste-to energy solution or want to find out what grants and funding might be available to help you to grow your recycling business, the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (RWM 10) taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from 14 to 16 September can help you to turn waste problems into resource opportunities. Bigger than ever before, the three-day show features an ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • GESI Targets $15 Million Annual Green Energy Project With Alberta Energy and On-Track Technologies

    (PINKSHEETS: SATM) Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (Currently Trading as OTCPK: SATM) has projects that it has certain targeted projections for revenues from base energy production. GESI projects that the electrical generation or power revenue from the plant can exceed $15 million (CAD) annually, with projections of potential $4 million annually in profit. GESI began the project after a ...


  • EMC, EDF and InnoCentive Announce Winners of Eco-Challenge to Improve Tracking of E-Waste

     InnoCentive, Inc., the pioneer in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, EMC Corporation, and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced the ...


    By Environmental Defense Fund

  • Defra proposes changes to landfill diversion target calculations

    Changes are being considered by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the way waste going to landfill in the UK is classified and calculated. The existing approach focuses on waste collected by local authorities from households. The new classification would include more commercial waste, to help “bring greater convergence between the management of household and commercial ...

  • The cleantech `revolution`: Transforming our economies

    A new report from Oxford Analytica concludes that clean technology (’Cleantech’) is on the cusp of transforming practically every business sector in the economies of Europe, and those who fail to face the challenge and indeed turn this into an opportunity, risk falling by the wayside. Cleantech, the Impact on Key Sectors in Europe finds that the economic downturn has not derailed the development ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • As global population surpasses 7 billion, two clear strategies for a sustainable future

    As the global population surpasses 7 billion people sometime around the end of October, addressing the challenges associated with a still-growing world population will require a two-pronged response, according to experts with the Worldwatch Institute. The combined measures of empowering women to make their own decisions about childbearing and significantly reducing global consumption of energy ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Absorbent Hygiene Products demonstrate impressive advances in Sustainability

    The second ‘Sustainability Report: Absorbent Hygiene Products’ released by EDANA, the Brussels-based international association representing the interests of nonwovens and related industries, shows that the overall environmental impact of absorbent hygiene products is small and is decreasing as a result of the actions of the industry.  For example: less than 0.5 percent of all solid waste ...


    By EDANA

  • New CEO Joins LanzaTech

    LanzaTech Announces the Addition of Jennifer Holmgren to Their Team AUCKLAND, New Zealand - LanzaTech NZ Ltd. announced today that Jennifer Holmgren has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. She will lead the LanzaTech team to extend its position at the forefront of the waste gas to fuels market. Dr. Holmgren joins LanzaTech from UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, where she was Vice ...


    By LanzaTech

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