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https://powerknot.com/2021/10/25/three-steps-to-reducing-food-waste-in-restaurant-chains/
October 25, 2021
Three Steps to Reducing Food Waste in Restaurant Chains

A recent TikTok video called out Chik-fil-a for dumping excess chicken nuggets at the end of the day. However, Chik-fil-a isn't the only restaurant chain where food waste is an issue. U.S. restaurants...

https://powerknot.com/2021/10/20/why-food-waste-is-a-problem-for-the-earth/
October 20, 2021
Why Food Waste is a Problem for the Earth

In this article, we'll explain what food waste is and why it's an issue, what to do with unusable food instead of sending it to the landfill, and the business case for taking action to reduce your foo...

https://powerknot.com/2021/10/04/sustainable-leadership-is-critical-to-business-success/
October 4, 2021
Sustainable Leadership Is Critical to Business Success

In a recent LinkedIn Live with Enrique Acosta Gonzalez, we discuss why sustainable leaders can attract employees and investors, increase productivity and reduce costs, and improve brand image....

https://powerknot.com/2021/09/27/not-so-sustainable-the-problem-with-zero-waste-to-landfill-and-waste-to-energy/
September 27, 2021
Not So Sustainable: The Problem with Zero Waste to Landfill and Waste-to-Energy

We discuss the differences between zero waste to landfill, waste-to-energy and zero waste and how it impacts corporate sustainability. ...

https://powerknot.com/2021/09/20/how-supermarkets-and-grocery-stores-can-prevent-food-waste-and-climate-change/
September 20, 2021
How Supermarkets and Grocery Stores Can Prevent Food Waste and Climate Change

Supermarkets and grocery stores face a unique plight in America — nearly 30 percent of food is thrown away before it ever reaches the consumer despite the fact that 10.5 percent of households are fo...

https://powerknot.com/2021/09/13/new-york-takes-a-firm-stance-on-food-waste/
September 13, 2021
New York Takes a Firm Stance on Food Waste

As of January 1, 2022, the New York food waste law will impact organizations located within 25 miles of an organic waste recycler. Here's how you can determine if this law applies to you and what wast...

https://powerknot.com/2021/09/09/sustainability-education-is-key-to-reducing-global-warming/
September 9, 2021
Sustainability Education is Key to Reducing Global Warming

Given that individuals aged 24 years and younger today account for nearly 40 percent of the entire global population, sustainability education can serve as a powerful tool for helping today™s youth ...

https://powerknot.com/2021/08/30/how-microorganisms-work-in-biodigesters/
August 30, 2021
How Microorganisms work in Biodigesters

When food waste enters the LFC biodigester, it seemingly disappears in just a few hours. This seemingly magical process is actually the work of billions of tiny little microbes in a special mix called...

https://powerknot.com/2021/08/26/five-ways-food-digesters-improve-manufacturing-business-operations/
August 26, 2021
Five Ways Food Digesters Improve Manufacturing Business Operations

Many businesses fail to understand is that the initial costs of sustainability actually lead to long term savings and costs. In a recent LinkedIn Live with Bruce Carnohan, we discuss five ways on how ...

https://powerknot.com/2021/08/09/consumer-expectations-for-the-sustainable-food-practices/
August 9, 2021
Consumer Expectations for the Sustainable Food Practices

As sustainability has become more mainstream, awareness is also growing around the environmental stewardship of food products. We review a holistic approach and a cost case for sustainable food practi...

https://powerknot.com/2021/08/04/the-food-waste-hierarchy-how-to-apply-the-framework-to-your-sustainability-goals/
August 4, 2021
The Food Waste Hierarchy: How to Apply the Framework to Your Sustainability Goals

Between 30% and 40% of food supply in the United States goes to waste each year, according to the USDA, with tremendous impact to the environment from agricultural processes to the disposal of food wa...

https://powerknot.com/2021/07/26/why-sustainability-is-key-for-restaurants-returning-to-a-post-covid-world/
July 26, 2021
Why Sustainability is Key for Restaurants Returning to a Post-Covid World

As the world slowly begins to reopen, restaurant owners find themselves facing new pressure points that the post-pandemic era has unwittingly created. Though many restaurants are cutting costs in vari...