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https://powerknot.com/2021/02/03/how-u-s-recommitment-to-ghg-reductions-impacts-food-handling-industries/
February 3, 2021
How U.S. Recommitment to GHG Reductions Impacts Food Handling Industries

Given the new 2021 administration's focus on environmentalism, waste management is not likely to be an area where food handling industries will be able to put off taking action any longer....

https://powerknot.com/2021/01/27/the-wasteful-secrets-behind-small-island-tourism/
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 diff...

https://powerknot.com/2020/03/17/what-to-do-with-your-lfc-biodigester-if-you-wont-use-it-for-a-while/
March 17, 2020
What to Do With Your LFC biodigester if You Won’t Use It for a While

This article addresses the situation where your facility shuts down for a week or more and you won't be using your LFC biodigester during that time....

https://powerknot.com/2020/03/02/dusit-thani-maldives-sustainability-meets-the-power-knot-lfc-biodigester/
March 2, 2020
Dusit Thani Maldives: Sustainability at Resorts Meets the Power Knot LFC Biodigester

The LFC biodigester produced by Power Knot serves to reduce the time that is needed to break down waste food. As a sustainable technology, it is one of the fastest methods for a restaurant to deal wit...

https://powerknot.com/2019/10/01/foodservice-can-help-reverse-climate-change/
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 change...

https://powerknot.com/2019/09/14/should-wastewater-treatment-plants-worry-about-food-waste/
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 o...

https://powerknot.com/2019/09/08/its-time-for-restaurants-to-reevaluate-how-they-dispose-of-waste-food/
September 8, 2019
It’s Time for Restaurants to Reevaluate How They Dispose of Waste Food

Waste food that ends up in a landfill produces methane — a gas with 84 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide. How can foodservice operations minimize the carbon footprint associated w...

https://powerknot.com/2019/07/15/stainless-steel-is-the-smart-choice-for-biodigesters/
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 ...

https://powerknot.com/2017/06/05/re-your-decision-to-pull-out-of-the-paris-accord/
June 5, 2017
An Open Letter to President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump proclaimed Thursday he was withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accord, a sweeping step that fulfills a campaign promise while acutely dampening global efforts to curb glob...

https://powerknot.com/2016/02/28/law-in-nyc-to-divert-waste-food-from-the-landfill/
February 28, 2016
Law in NYC to Divert Waste Food from the Landfill

Beginning on January 19, 2016, large-scale commercial food establishments must separate their organic waste....

https://powerknot.com/2016/02/15/california-law-to-divert-waste-food-from-the-landfill/
February 15, 2016
California Law to Divert Waste Food from the Landfill

Assembly Bill No. 1826 requires that businesses that generate eight cubic yards of organic waste per week divert that waste from the landfill....

https://powerknot.com/2016/02/02/austin-tx-law-to-divert-waste-food-from-the-landfill/
February 2, 2016
Austin, TX Law to Divert Waste Food from the Landfill

In November 2010, Austin passed its Universal Recycling Ordinance (URO) to permit the City to achieve zero waste by 2040. In April 2013 the ordinance was extended to include the diversion of waste foo...