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Frequently Asked Questions About Food Waste

Frequently Asked Questions About Food Waste

Frequently Asked Questions About Food Waste Diversion and Waste-to-Energy Conversion   Why divert food waste? There are many important reasons why food should not be wasted. Growing food to sustain our society requires a huge input from the environment. Water, fertilizer, land, and labor inputs for agriculture (especially industrialized agriculture) can be extremely taxing on […]

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Industrial Materials Recycling Basic Information

Industrial Materials Recycling Basic Information

Industrial Materials Recycling Basic Information Industrial materials recycling, also referred to as beneficial use, means reusing or recycling byproduct materials generated from industrial processes in an environmentally responsible manner. Thousands of manufacturing and industrial processes and electric utility generators create hundreds of millions of tons of nonhazardous industrial materials that are often wasted. These materials […]

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Reducing Food Waste for Business

Reducing Food Waste for Business

Reducing Food Waste for Business: Food Waste Basics More food reaches landfills and incinerators than any other single material in municipal solid waste (MSW). In 2012 alone, more than 36 million tons of food waste was generated, with only five percent diverted from landfills and incinerators for composting. How Can I Divert Food From Landfills? Source […]

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Florida’s Municipal Solid Waste Statistics

Florida’s Municipal Solid Waste Statistics

The graphs below illustrate Florida’s municipal solid waste statistics:   NEED ASSISTANCE WITH RECYCLING? WE SPECIALIZE IN MATERIALS EXCHANGE OUR OFFICE SERVES TO CONNECT MATERIALS PRODUCERS AND USERS CONTACT 800-441-7949

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11 Facts About Recycling

11 Facts About Recycling

11 Facts About Recycling   1. The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year. 2. Americans make more than 200 million tons of garbage each year, enough to fill Busch Stadium from top to bottom twice a day. Next time you’re at a […]

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Florida Recycling Business Assistance Center

Florida Recycling Business Assistance Center

Florida Recycling Business Assistance Center   What does Florida’s RBAC do? We assist in the development of markets for recyclable materials with the mission to achieve a 75% recycling rate by 2020. We can provide assistance to recycling businesses at all levels of the supply chain, as well as potential partners, the Legislature, and the […]

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Industrial Materials Recycling and Waste eXchange

Industrial Materials Recycling and Waste eXchange

Industrial Materials Recycling Nearly every industrial process, from manufacturing consumer goods to generating energy, produces different types of by-products, many of which are usable materials. Similar to municipal solid wastes, such as cardboard, newspapers, and beverage containers, these industrial materials are also valuable commodities that can be recycled. Beneficial use of industrial materials is a […]

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Stop Wasting! 7 Steps to Cut Costs, Reduce Waste

Stop Wasting! 7 Steps to Cut Costs, Reduce Waste

Reducing waste for your Florida business will cut costs, reduce environmental impact, build team morale, lessen future liability and attract more business Waste! Over 31.28 million tons of solid municipal waste was collected in Florida in 2013 – this is a 12% increase from 2012. Commercial and industrial businesses contributed approximately 55 percent of that […]

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