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2014-09-16 12:23:39

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association today unveiled new research that shows a substantial number of operators are implementing sustainability best practices into their businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146448 The survey of 1,000 fullservice and quickservice operators found that nearly three quarters of operators recycled used fryer oil, fats and grease. More than six in 10 recycled their cardboard and paper, used compact...

2014-09-14 23:00:11

The Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (J.C. DISI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) invited a group of professional chefs and grassroot families to prepare a feast at the Western Food Production Laboratory of PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management on 4 September, making use of unwanted food collected from local wet markets the day before. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 This event allowed the participants to rehearse cooking for the opening event of...

2014-09-07 23:00:16

ReportsnReports.com adds “In-depth Research on China Solid Waste Disposal Industry, 2014-2018” report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Solid waste can be classified into three categories, which are household waste, industrial solid waste and hazardous solid waste. Competition of the solid waste industry: the barriers to enter into the solid waste disposal industry are high, and much higher than those of sewage treatment industry, as the industry requires...

2014-08-29 12:22:38

DUBLIN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Marketshas announced the addition of the "In-depth Research on China Solid Waste Disposal Industry, 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Solid waste can be classified into three categories, which are household waste, industrial solid waste and hazardous solid waste. Competition of solid waste industry: the barriers to enter into solid waste disposal industry are high, and much higher than...

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...


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