In this blog, we review the process of using a food scrap dehydrator and some of the pros and cons of dehydrating food scraps. With a better understanding of how food scrap dehydrators work, commercial food operations can make a more informed decision as to how to best dispose of their food waste.
Many businesses are finding that reducing food waste isn’t just helping the environment, but also greatly benefits operations, reduces costs, and meets customer’s expectations for sustainable practices. Here are three reasons why reducing food waste is vital in combating climate change.
Only five percent of food waste is recycled in the US, and uneaten, expired, and wasted food make up the largest component of municipal solid waste in landfills. Governments at all levels have a role to play in preventing food waste, facilitating the donation of surplus food, recycling food scraps, and diverting from landfills. Here are ways that municipalities can reduce food waste to sustainably impact their cities.
Watch this on demand webinar to learn how UNL has diverted 44,000 kg (98,000 lb) of food waste from landfills and reduced Nebraska’s carbon footprint by 95 tons in less than one year with the LFC Biodigester!
Watch this on demand webinar to learn how five star resort Dusit Thani stayed ahead of the environmental government mandates affecting the Maldives and has maintained zero food waste with the LFC Biodigester for the last two years!