Sustainability > Water savings

Toolkit helps food manufacturers save water

27 January, 2009

Researchers at RMIT have developed a toolkit that food processors can use to assess and reduce their water consumption.

Electrically converted water

11 September, 2008

Tennant ec-H2O is a green cleaning technology that electrically converts plain tap water to perform like a powerful detergent without any added chemicals.

Water efficiency is the first ingredient for Coca-Cola Amatil

10 December, 2007 by Kylie Wilson-Field, Journalist

Coca-Cola Amatil Australia is recognised as one of the most water efficient companies in the Coca-Cola system and is the first manufacturing facility to be awarded a five-star rating by Sydney Water under its Every Drop Counts business program

Burra Foods saves 250,000 L of water/day

20 August, 2007

Dairy processor Burra Foods has almost halved water use over the past three months a reduction unlikely to be matched anywhere in Australia, according to the factory boss

Saving water

16 July, 2007

iBulk has developed water-saving solutions for a broad cross-section of industry segments including agriculture, minerals and pharmaceutical to name a few, but the most impressive results have been achieved in both laundry and food preparation areas

Effluent discharge at chocolate factory

13 November, 2006

RS Hydro has been granted a contract to install MCERTS approved flow monitoring equipment at a chocolate factory

Separating nutrients from waste

21 February, 2006

Together the University of Western Sydney's Centre for Advanced Food Research (CAFR) and Food Science Australia (FSA) have invented a way to separate and purify the nutrients contained in manufacturing waste.

Using wastewater from the canning industry

14 June, 2005

Irrigation with wastewater from the canning industry is not harmful to the quality of agricultural soil and may even, in some cases, improve it. This is the conclusion of Iñigo Abdón Virto Quecedo in his PhD thesis defended at the Public University of Navarre.

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