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An ounce of (waste) prevention

THE PROGRESS made in recycling rates is impressive, but should businesses be doing more to reduce the amount of waste they create? Jamie Pitcairn and Rupert Carrick certainly think so.(Full Article)

Initiative launched to reduce waste

FOOD RESEARCH and training charity IGD has launch a new initiative called 'Working on Waste' bringing together food and grocery companies throughout the month in a co-ordinated bid to help their employees reduce household food waste.(Full Article)

Empty promises?

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING is everywhere, but should consumers really be that impressed by it?(Full Article)

9 innovations to slash food loss

It's no secret that food waste is a mounting problem in the United States. In 2010 31 percent — or 133 billion pounds — of the 430 billion pounds of the national food supply went uneaten, according to a report released earlier this year by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This equates to around $161.6 billion, based on average retail prices.(Full Article)

New reports reveal a turning tide for sustainable seafood

TWO NEW reports published by The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show the progress being made to secure the future of the world's oceans.(Full Article)

Ice Machine Energy Management

It's easy to take an ice machine for granted. The unit sits in the corner and turns water into ice. What really changes with these machines? Well, lots. Manufacturers continue to produce more sophisticated units that not only make more ice but also do it more efficiently than previous generations. To help give us a better idea of the frozen landscape that is ice machine efficiency, we caught up with Denis Livchak, energy research engineer at the Food Service Technology Center (FSTC) in San Ramon, Calif. Here Livchak sheds light on the top news and technologies in the continued greening of ice machines.(Full Article)

Cut energy rather than pull pints

PUBS ARE being advised to focus their efforts on energy reductions rather than selling more beer if they want profits to rise.(Full Article)

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