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https://powerknot.com/2022/04/05/what-are-scope-3-emissions/
April 5, 2022
What are Scope 3 emissions?

Scope 3 emissions amount to 80% to 90% of an organization’s overall emissions, making this an excellent opportunity for action. By reducing food purchasing and mitigating off-site food waste disposa...

https://powerknot.com/2022/02/15/the-true-cost-of-owning-a-biodigester/
February 15, 2022
The True Cost of Owning a biodigester

In this blog, we compare the cost of traditional waste management against a biodigester investment and lay bare the true cost of biodigester ownership....

https://powerknot.com/2022/01/31/how-food-waste-practices-can-support-net-zero-federal-emissions/
January 31, 2022
How Food Waste Practices Can Support Net-Zero Federal Emissions

With a new executive order committing federal buildings to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 through operations and procurement practices, it’s time for all organizations to think bigger about...

https://powerknot.com/2022/01/26/three-takeaways-from-the-hamburg-maritime-forum/
January 26, 2022
Three Takeaways from the Hamburg Maritime Forum

In November 2021, Power Knot attended the Hamburg Maritime Forum, a two day international event in Hamburg, Germany featuring maritime industry experts across various segments. Here are three takeaway...

https://powerknot.com/2022/01/18/the-pros-and-cons-of-dehydrating-food-waste/
January 18, 2022
The Pros and Cons of Dehydrating Food Waste

In this blog, we review the process of using a food scrap dehydrator and some of the pros and cons of dehydrating food scraps. With a better understanding of how food scrap dehydrators work, commercia...

https://powerknot.com/2022/01/11/why-reducing-food-waste-combats-climate-change/
January 11, 2022
Why Reducing Food Waste Combats Climate Change

The world is on fire and it is only going to get worse as global warming continues to heat up. Here are three reasons why reducing food waste is vital in combating climate change....

https://powerknot.com/2021/11/24/how-municipalities-can-reduce-food-waste/
November 24, 2021
How Municipalities Can Reduce Food Waste

Food waste make up the largest component of municipal solid waste in landfills. Governments at all levels have a role to play in preventing food waste, facilitating the donation of surplus food, recyc...

https://powerknot.com/2021/11/23/food-waste-solutions-series-grinders/
November 23, 2021
The Pros and Cons of Food Waste Grinders as a Food Waste Solution

Food grinders have emerged as a potential solution for disposing of food scraps, and keeping them out of the landfill, but this equipment isn’t without its problems. Here we’ll describe what a foo...

https://powerknot.com/2021/11/17/how-to-minimize-commercial-holiday-food-waste/
November 17, 2021
How to Minimize Commercial Holiday Food Waste

Americans throw away approximately 25 percent more trash during the holiday season than any other time of year while 10.5 percent of US households remain food insecure. In this blog, we discuss how co...

https://powerknot.com/2021/11/07/modern-food-waste-solution-for-ships-switching-from-food-pulpers-to-biodigesters/
November 7, 2021
Modern Food Waste Solution for Ships: Switching from Food Pulpers to Biodigesters

Food waste is one of the biggest issues that maritime vessels are still struggling to deal with. We review and compare food pulpers against biodigesters as food waste solutions....

https://powerknot.com/2021/11/07/reduce-your-contribution-to-methane-in-the-environment/
November 7, 2021
Reduce Your Contribution to Methane in the Environment

At the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26 summit) in Glasgow this past week, there was much emphasis on the need to reduce methane emissions. If your business serves, processes, or d...

https://powerknot.com/2021/11/01/the-pros-and-cons-of-composting-as-a-food-waste-solution/
November 1, 2021
The Pros and Cons of Composting as a Food Waste Solution

Here we will outline how some of the several forms of composting works, when this solution works best, and some of the potential drawbacks you may face in composting your food scraps. With a better un...