Food waste

Food waste

Within the scope of waste prevention 鈥generating less garbage 鈥搊ne of the current main battles is the huge quantity of food waste that we produce. We鈥檙e not aware of it, but FAO[1] has established that, worldwide, 1/3 of the food produced for human consumption is wasted. Continue reading “Food waste”

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Biowaste: A key point

Biowaste: A key point

Vegetable and food leftovers (mostly from vegetable or animal origin) are called the 鈥渙rganic fraction鈥 or biowaste. Biowaste consists of water (80% of its weight) and organic matter (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats). This waste is generally quite heavy and small in volume as it occupies little space, therefore, it is a high-density type of waste. Continue reading “Biowaste: A key point”