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Managing Wasted Food with Anaerobic Digestion: Incentives and Innovations

Managing Wasted Food with Anaerobic Digestion: Incentives and Innovations

Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy Webinar Produced by US EPA This session will benefit operators, utility management, engineering consultants, project developers, regulators and academics interested in the economic, regulatory, and technological advances incentivizing the anaerobic digestion (AD) of wasted food. You will hear about federal and state initiatives supporting the Anaerobic Digestion of wasted […]

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Recycling Facts

Source: Recycle Across America Recycling Facts Currently less than 35% of households and less than 10% of businesses in the U.S. recycle. (EPA 2011) Those levels have barely improved in 15 years despite billions of dollars spent on competitions, symposiums, awareness campaigns and sorting technologies. The experience at the bin needs to be improved for […]

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The Benefits of Recycling in the Commercial Kitchen (Part 1)

The Benefits of Recycling in the Commercial Kitchen (Part 1)

Source: FSW Insider To adequately feed the masses on a day-to-day basis, restaurants tend to serve large portions to satisfy their crafty diners. While full plates are a comforting sight to any table, with generous helpings comes a considerable amount of waste. And with waste come more operating costs, whether in the form of trash […]

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Food Waste Recycling

Food Waste Recycling

Source: Department of Environmental Services Hotels, restaurants, grocery stores, food courts, food manufacturers/processors and hospitals meeting specific size criteria are required to recycle food waste. It Works For businesses that generate large volumes of food waste, recycling works. Hard Rock Cafe. Foodland. Sheraton Hotels. Hilton Hawaiian Village. They’re just a few of the corporations that […]

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Commercial Composting

Commercial Composting

Commercial Composting Source: benefits-of-recycling.com Commercial Composting / Conserving Valuable Resources Composting, often described as nature’s way of recycling, is the biological process of breaking up of organic waste such as food waste, manure, leaves, grass trimmings, paper, worms, and coffee grounds, etc., into an extremely useful humus-like substance by various micro-organisms including bacteria, fungi and actinomycetes in the presence of oxygen. Actinomycetes are similar […]

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Food Waste Reduction Alliance webinar hosted by EPA

Food Waste Reduction Alliance webinar hosted by EPA

Food Waste Reduction Alliance, a Unique Industry Collaboration Sustainable Materials Magement (SMM) Web Academy Webinar Series: January 15, 2015, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (EST) Webinar Registration (click here) Details: The issue of food “waste” is a hot topic among sustainability professionals, government agencies, media and the general public. Stresses on food production systems due to multiple […]

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