Ahead of the green curve –  How University of Nebraska-Lincoln has diverted 44,000 kg (98,000 lb) of food waste from landfills and reduced Nebraska’s carbon footprint by 95 tons in less than one year!

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The LFC® biodigester is a commercial aerobic biodigester that decomposes food wastes within 24 hours. Pair it with the SBT-140 stainless steel bin tipper which can handle American, European, and Australasian bins, up to 140 litre (35 gallons).

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Reduce waste, cost, and carbon dioxide with the Power Knot liquid food composter (LFC). This environmentally friendly food waste digester machine is a cost-effective and responsible way to dispose of food waste. The LFC is a commercial biodigester that takes discarded food and transforms it into gray water that is safe to send into the water treatment facilities. This ingenious food waste digester machine uses a series of processes that include microorganisms to break down food and transform it into liquid. By using a food scrap digester, you are reducing the amount of space and energy needed to remove the unwanted food scraps from your facility. It doesn’t need collecting, transporting, or piling up in a landfill. You may not be able to stop people from discarding food, but you can prevent it from piling up in a landfill.

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May 10, 2021

Balancing Sustainability and Customer Experience in Wineries, Breweries and Distillers

“Sustainable wineries attract more consumers,” proclaimed a recent article in Grapevine Magazine. It cited surveys of wine consumers in the U.S., Canada, Sweden and the UK that indicate a willingness to pay more for sustainably produced wine. It can be a challenging, if incredibly worthwhile, step to move to greater sustainability in the wine industry, in craft brewing, and among distilleries. Fortunately, today there are ample options available to help vintners, brewers, and distillers reduce their operations’ carbon emissions. 

May 5, 2021

Install a Food Waste Digester in Four Simple Steps

Contrary to popular belief, installing a food waste digester is very easy. Most LFC biodigesters can be installed in less than a day. Following these four simple steps to properly installing a food waste digester will ensure maximum longevity of the machine with minimal issues.

April 21, 2021

The Food Waste Impact on Earth Day

The LFC biodigesters saved 26,700 tonne CO2e in 2020. Customers using our biodigesters diverted 6300 tonne (14 million lb) of organic waste from the landfill in 2020. That is equivalent to driving an average passenger car in the US 106 million km (66 million miles) or the CO2e created by the energy used by 4800 homes in the US per year.

April 19, 2021

Sustainable Leaders at Montanya Distillers

Montanya Distillers installed an LFC-50 biodigester in February 2021. In just two months, the machine has digested 1500 lb (680 kg) of citrus and other food waste that comes from the bar, restaurant, and tasting room. They have diverted over 2.8 tonnes of CO2e from the landfill.

April 15, 2021

Achieving Zero Food Waste in the Education Sector

U.S. school food waste amounts to 530,000 tons each year, creating 1.9 million MTCO2e of greenhouse gases. We review the hurdles to stopping food waste, costs, preventative measures, and long term solutions in the K-12 and higher education market.

April 14, 2021

UNL Diverts 44,000 kg of Food Waste from Landfills

Since the installation of two LFC biodigesters, University of Nebraska Lincoln has gone above and beyond their sustainability goals – diverting 44,000 kg (98,000 lb) of food waste from landfills in the first year of deployment. 

March 29, 2021

Lowering Prison Costs with Sustainable Food Waste Management

Diverting waste, particularly the food waste that can amount to nearly one-third of all waste created at correctional facilities, can drive down prisons’ operational costs. We explain how becoming “green” can help prisons lower their operational costs, and address the challenge presented by some of the food waste solutions in use at correctional facilities today.

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