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May 5, 2021

Install a Food Waste Digester in Four Simple Steps

Contrary to popular belief, installing a food waste digester is very easy. Most LFC biodigesters can be installed in less than a day. Following these four simple steps to properly installing a food waste digester will ensure maximum longevity of the machine with minimal issues.

April 21, 2021

The Food Waste Impact on Earth Day

The LFC biodigesters saved 26,700 tonne CO2e in 2020. Customers using our biodigesters diverted 6300 tonne (14 million lb) of organic waste from the landfill in 2020. That is equivalent to driving an average passenger car in the US 106 million km (66 million miles) or the CO2e created by the energy used by 4800 homes in the US per year.

April 15, 2021

Achieving Zero Food Waste in the Education Sector

U.S. school food waste amounts to 530,000 tons each year, creating 1.9 million MTCO2e of greenhouse gases. We review the hurdles to stopping food waste, costs, preventative measures, and long term solutions in the K-12 and higher education market.

March 29, 2021

Lowering Prison Costs with Sustainable Food Waste Management

Diverting waste, particularly the food waste that can amount to nearly one-third of all waste created at correctional facilities, can drive down prisons’ operational costs. We explain how becoming “green” can help prisons lower their operational costs, and address the challenge presented by some of the food waste solutions in use at correctional facilities today.

March 8, 2021

Choosing the Best Solution for the Disposal of Your Food Waste

Some states now require that organizations find alternatives for the disposal of food waste other than sending it to a landfill. This makes it even more imperative that organizations of any scale commit to finding less impactful ways of disposing of food waste. You should be aware of each solution’s unique advantages and costs before you make an investment. 

March 1, 2021

Six Reasons Anaerobic Digesters Aren’t as Environmentally Friendly as You Think

If you’re going to make a decision to divert your food waste and reduce your carbon footprint, then it makes sense to choose the option with the lowest environmental impact. Consider these six reasons anaerobic digesters aren’t necessarily the most environmentally friendly option for the disposal of food waste.

February 24, 2021

Three Reasons Why Sustainability Matters in the Kitchen

During unconventional times, sustainability is a key strategy to staying afloat and in some cases ahead of the competition. We’ve summarized our experience and findings into three reasons why you should focus on building sustainability in your commercial and campus kitchen.

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