The transition to a greener, more sustainable world can often seem daunting, especially as a business or other large organization. With nearly every aspect of your operations impacting the environment in some way, where do you even begin? For many organizations, food waste is an often overlooked aspect of sustainability, but getting your food [Read More]
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How Does a Biodigester Work? A Comprehensive Guide to the Science and Technology Behind Aerobic Biodigesterstzambetti2023-08-11T06:43:14-07:00
Anyone who produces large amounts of food waste—whether it’s a business, educational institution, or other organization—needs to consider how that waste will be managed. Fortunately, there is an increasingly popular technology that can safely and efficiently turn such organic materials into something valuable: biodigesters. A biodigester works by breaking down organic matter through the [Read More]
The Benefits of a Biodigester: An Exploration of the Environmental and Economic Benefits of Using Biodigesters for Food Waste Managementtzambetti2023-08-11T06:46:03-07:00
Here’s a not-so-fun fact for you – at 123 million metric tons of CO2e, landfills were the third largest emitters of greenhouse gasses in the US in 2021. Landfilling is economically costly as well; landfilling one ton of waste costs an average of $53.04 in landfill tipping fees, which equates to around $2.1 billion for [Read More]
Food waste is a significant challenge for most grocery stores. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), grocery stores generate an average of 43 billion pounds of food waste annually. Unfortunately, traditional methods of managing this excess food waste can be a major expense and are quite harmful to the environment. As a result, [Read More]
It’s not a secret that food waste is a massive global problem with significant humanitarian, economic, and environmental consequences. Every year, approximately 1.3 billion tons of food, equivalent to around one-third of all food produced, is wasted or lost. Unfortunately, traditional methods of managing food waste, like landfilling, are often inefficient and costly, and exacerbate environmental issues such [Read More]
More than 70 billion pounds of food waste ends up in landfills each year, producing methane, a potent greenhouse gas, as it decomposes. If your organization produces a high volume of food waste, finding sustainable solutions for this waste should be a top priority. Not only will strategic disposal of food waste reduce your carbon footprint, [Read More]
Every day, restaurants create large amounts of food waste that needs to be disposed of. In fact, experts estimate that, on average, around a half-pound of food is wasted per restaurant meal. This presents a challenge for businesses that not only have to find space and resources to dispose of their waste but must also adhere to environmental [Read More]
As governments, large companies, and other organizations become increasingly aware of the importance of sustainable practices, aerobic and anaerobic digestion have come to the forefront as two potential solutions for food waste management. While both aerobic and anaerobic digestion are types of methods to deal with food waste, they involve different processes, produce different [Read More]
Recent estimates indicate that roughly 40% of all food produced in California never gets eaten – resulting in mass amounts of organic waste. In order to reduce the amount of food waste that goes to landfills, the California Senate passed a historical bill that has major implications for everyone in the state of California, including all [Read More]
Sustainable food waste management is about reducing areas of waste throughout the whole supply chain. Food waste should be thought about in a much more detailed and systematic way – it has a negative impact on society. People should rethink how they use food so that there’s less wasted. It starts with natural resources, [Read More]