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February 16, 2021

How Food Waste Impacts the Ocean

Most people are familiar with the impact that food waste has on landfills. Food waste accounts for 3 billion tons of carbon emissions annually. In the United States, it accounts for 18% of the country’s methane pollution, a greenhouse gas that’s 87 times more potent than carbon dioxide. However, the impact that food waste has on the ocean has worse lingering effects.

January 27, 2021

The Wasteful Secrets Behind Small Island Tourism

Destination island resorts are plagued by the exacerbated costs of managing and transporting waste. Although there has been an impact on the environment in the past, it’s not too late to make a difference. In this article, we discuss how these modern waste management solutions can help […]

October 1, 2019

Foodservice Operations Can Mitigate Climate Change

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious, and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in the ocean and cryosphere. Businesses in the foodservice industry can play an important role in carbon mitigation.

September 14, 2019

Should Wastewater Treatment Plants Worry About Food Waste?

Many cities are actively discouraging homeowners from using in-sink waste food disposal and urge residents to include food waste such as scraps and leftovers in the same green bin as yard waste. But offering a waste food recycling program to multi-family residential buildings and commercial foodservice operators requires a different approach.

July 15, 2019

Stainless Steel Is the Smart Choice for Biodigesters

Durability, good looks, and hygiene are the reasons why stainless steel is so prevalent in commercial kitchens. If you’re buying a biodigester for your kitchen, check the quality of the finish on the exposed surfaces and then look “under the hood.”

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