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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 food insecure. The best way for retail markets and grocery stores to combat climate change isn’t just to procure the food from sustainable sources but includes shifting their focus to preventing 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 waste management options exist.

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 drive needed reductions in global warming.

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 Powerzyme. We dive into how microorganisms help turn food waste into water in a natural process called aerobic digestion.

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 using an onsite food waste digester improves business operations and affects the areas of: convenience, cost, compliance, cleanliness, and control.

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 waste. The food waste hierarchy pyramid is an ideal framework for addressing this problem. By applying this framework to your corporate sustainability plans, organizations can make a tremendous impact on reducing food waste and its impact on climate change.

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