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2014-08-27 23:15:46

Nearly 500,000 pounds of food waste will be removed and converted into nutrient-neutral water each year to help ease Israel’s increasing solid waste crisis. Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 BioHitech America, the most innovative and sustainable solution to food waste removal, along with its Israeli Distributor Ramnoa Municipal Services, announced an expanded relationship with Beilinson Hospital, which is part of Rabin Medical Center, Israel’s leading hospital system....

2014-08-20 12:20:55

Cargill's fiscal 2014 charitable contributions span 59 countries MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today released its fiscal 2014 corporate responsibility report entitled "Delivering Responsibly in the Global Food System." The report focuses on the work Cargill does around the world to improve access to safe, affordable and nutritious food, operate responsible supply chains and benefit communities in which it operates. "The global food system is being challenged to...

2014-08-14 16:26:28

Seeking Innovation Ideas Addressing All Areas Related To Hazardous Waste Disposal CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a health care innovation marketplace, today announced a worldwide search for ideas to improve the disposal of hazardous waste material in hospitals and healthcare facilities. The search seeks to address one of the most inefficient and costly areas of opportunity within healthcare. Innovation ideas including, but not limited to, new...

2014-08-06 23:01:48

NSF International Survey Reveals How Confusion About Food Expiration Dates Can Impact Health and Wallets Ann Arbor, Mich. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Expiration date labeling on food products is a source of confusion for consumers according to a new survey from NSF International, a global public health and safety organization. The survey found that people are confused about how to interpret dates on food packaging such as expiration, “best used by” and “sell by” dates, causing many...

2014-07-16 08:22:40

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Fifty million tons of food wasted every year in the United States alone; -- American grocery shoppers report being more concerned about food waste in the U.S. than air pollution, water shortages, climate change and genetically modified foods; and -- Yet, American grocery shoppers are least concerned about food waste in their own household. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2014-06-25 12:31:55

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Date labeling variations on food products contribute to confusion and misunderstanding in the marketplace regarding how the dates on labels relate to food quality and safety, according to a scientific review paper in the July issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. This confusion and misunderstanding along with different regulatory date labeling frameworks, may detract from limited regulatory resources, cause...

2014-06-17 12:23:35

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6cflkh/china_solid_waste) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Solid Waste Disposal Industry" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Sound Environmental Resources Co., Ltd.is the leader in domestic solid waste disposal field, with businesses covering the whole range of the solid waste disposal industry chain. With...

2014-06-16 20:21:20

SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being announced by Rotary International: WHO: Benjamin Rasmus, RFH program director, and Heather Hoffman, community activist, will pedal 3,500+ miles from Washington State to Washington, DC calling attention to hunger, food waste and gleaning in America. WHAT: Send the team off and even join them on their first leg as they depart from Pyramid Alehouse across to Safeco Field, down First Avenue South onto the Green...

2014-05-22 23:06:32

Triumvirate Environmental, a full service environmental services company focused on sustainability is hosting a roundtable that teaches businesses and institutions about the upcoming Massachusetts food waste ban. There, attendees will get a comprehensive overview of the ban and receive tips and resources for building a successful waste diversion program; expert speakers include representatives from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Environmental Protection Agency,...

2014-05-20 23:14:11

BioHitech America installs its robust proprietary cloud platform on the fleet of digesters installed at Fairway Markets throughout the tri-state area to improve efficiencies and minimize environmental impact. Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 BioHitech America is partnering with Fairway Market to help them take the next step toward fulfilling its self imposed objectives of eliminating the hauling of food waste to the landfill and lessening its ecological footprint. With its...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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