CST Wastewater Solutions will showcase successful waste-to-energy technologies at foodPro 2017 in Sydney from July 16-19.
Visitors to Ozwater in Sydney last week had a chance to see CST Wastewater Solutions’ latest waste-to-energy technologies.
West Australian researchers led by Dr. Kirsty Bayliss have discovered how to stop mould growing on fresh food. Dr. Bayliss will be presenting her technology, titled ‘Breaking the Mould’, a chemical-free treatment for fresh produce that increases shelf-life, prevents mould and decay, and reduces food wastage, in the US. “Our technology will directly address the … Continue reading Australian researchers find way to stop food mould
New research on behalf of Champions 12.3 has found that for every dollar companies invested to reduce food loss and waste, they saved $14 in operating costs. The report finds that household savings could be much greater. In a first-of-its kind analysis, The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste evaluated financial cost and … Continue reading Reducing food waste great for companies’ bottom lines
Unilever’s iconic Australian food brand, Continental is partnering with local innovator and start-up RipeNear.Me to help eliminate food waste. Continental’s plan involves encouraging home cooks to use surplus produce from local growers in their communities and work towards ensuring 100 per cent of the vegetables, meat, herbs and spices used in their products are sourced … Continue reading Continental working to eliminate food waste
A flotation cell that allows fats and solids recovery in high temperature applications will be featured at FoodPro 2017.
In the UK, roughly a third of the food grown in the field never actually makes into anybody’s mouth. For every three pigs raised on a farm, the equivalent of one will ultimately be sent to landfill. A third of all apples, perfectly good for consumption, will somehow be discarded. The message is simple: we … Continue reading Food security: we throw away a third of the food we grow – here’s what to do about waste
Well-intended efforts to reduce food waste could threaten some birds and animal species, a new paper has warned.
The report says governments and companies should accelerate policies, incentives, investment and practices that reduce food loss and waste.
Around 4 million tonnes of food reaches landfill in Australia each year. This is the country’s largest unrecovered stream of waste that goes into landfill.
Being held next week in Canberra, the conference is entitled Waste Not, Want Not: The Circular Economy to Food Security.
Intelligent packaging is already used on some medicines and food products, but it will become more widespread in the next few years due to the interest in reducing food waste
Described by the Economist as “the trust machine”, blockchains provide supply chain transparency and data integrity, allowing a visible assurance of authenticity.
Students from Edith Cowan University have won the Graham Kraehe Community Project – Brambles Food Waste Challenge for their program, Waste Not.
No one wants to serve spoiled food to their families. Conversely, consumers don’t want to throw food away unnecessarily – but we certainly do.
Grants between $25,000 and $5 million are available to build or supply the infrastructure needed to divert food and organic garden waste from landfill.
Our food is more than simply a source of calories – or even a labour of love. As our global community faces some serious and time-bound health challenges, what’s being served is a world of opportunities.
A partnership of leading international organizations is launching the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit in Copenhagen.
You know that feeling when you open the fridge and are met with something “on the nose”. We all know what food waste looks and smells like. But food waste stinks in more ways than one. It is expensive, costing the average household over A$2,200 a year, and it undermines the resilience and sustainability of … Continue reading Melbourne wastes 200 kg of food per person a year: it’s time to get serious
The Cronulla Wastewater Treatment Plant has started a trial to turn food waste into renewable energy.