Sustainability

Johnson Screens Pneumatic Wiper System

18 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Aqseptence Group

Johnson Screens has developed a Pneumatic Wiper System to suit its range of Run Down Units up to 1200 mm wide. Suitable for animal hair, fat, waste and similar products, the pneumatic wiper system assists in moving solids down to the bottom of the screen and cleaning the slot.


Cleaner water without filtration

18 May, 2017 by

A low-cost water treatment system has been found to remove particles 1000-fold more efficiently than conventional microfiltration systems without the need for physical filters or membranes that can clog or require replacement.


Sustainable foods and their true value

17 May, 2017 by

The Sustainable Foods Summit aims to show how sustainable products have a lower impact over conventional products. A growing body of evidence presents the disparity between the price we pay for food and the costs of production and consumption. Reflecting market prices do not expose the environmental, social and health impacts of food products.


Hydroflux grease trap dissolved air flotation system

17 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

The Hydroflux grease trap dissolved air flotation (GT-DAF) system is designed to effectively manage the increase in volume of greasy wastewater being discharged into sewers.


Moving machines with sesame oil

16 May, 2017 by

Sesame oil aims to make a feasible and sustainable alternative to mineral oil as an industrial lubricant, according to research published in the International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology.


Hydroflux HUBER Q-PRESS sludge dewatering technology

15 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

Hydroflux HUBER Q-PRESS sludge dewatering units are an alternative to centrifuges and belt presses, whose drawbacks can include high wear and maintenance, large wash or flush water usage, constant overflows, odour generation and poor guarding.


Save Food Packaging Award winners showcased at Interpack 2017

26 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be at Interpack 2017 from 4–10 May, where it will display the Save Food Packaging Award winners for Australia and New Zealand.


Turning food waste into tyres

13 April, 2017 by Pam Frost Gorder

Researchers at The Ohio State University have developed a patent-pending technology for incorporating food waste into rubber.


Foodbank a key player in tackling Australia's $20 billion food waste problem

05 April, 2017 by

Food relief organisation Foodbank is taking a leadership role in the development of the Australian Government's first National Food Waste Strategy, which aims to halve Australia's food wastage by 2030.


When increased hydropower means decreased irrigation

15 February, 2017 by

A groundbreaking paper has found that in many parts of the world, hydropower can be in direct competition with irrigation — potentially impacting food security.


Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap 30

20 December, 2016 by | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap 30, which has received the highest class of Vinçotte certification for its use of renewable materials.


Methane from food production might be the next wildcard in climate change

13 December, 2016 by Pep Canadell, Ben Poulter, Marielle Saunois, Paul Krummel and Philippe Bousquet

Since 2014, methane concentrations in the atmosphere have begun to track the most carbon-intensive pathways developed for the 21st century by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).


Germany's success in PET bottle recycling

08 December, 2016 by

Germany is leading the way in PET bottle recycling, according to a study which has found PET bottles are recycled at a total of about 93.5%, while one-way deposit PET bottles have reached 97.9%.


Water technology: an increasingly prominent role in the food and beverage industry

06 December, 2016 by Leno Cavarra

Leno Cavarra, Client Executive Manager, Veolia Water Technologies, Australia & New Zealand, looks at how existing water and wastewater challenges may hinder future growth in the F&B industry if they are not addressed.


DuPont to supply biogas enzymes to MIAVIT

23 November, 2016 by | Supplied by: DuPont (Aust) Limited

DuPont Industrial Biosciences will supply enzymes for incorporation into biogas-boosting products distributed by MIAVIT under a new supply agreement.


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