Energy from waste and a circular economy: innovative ideas to solve the food waste crisis


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This comprehensive article recently appeared on the ABC news site.

It is the most comprehensive assessment of the issues surrounding food waste, a major theme that emerged from the second round of Boost your Business vouchers in the Food Innovation Voucher program. The article highlights a Yarra Valley Water (YVW) plant can process up to 33,000 tonnes of food waste every year, enough to power nearly 750,000 home. With 2,000 tonnes of food waste in Victoria produced annually, YVW are planning a second plant.

While repurposing waste as an energy source is on solution, the article goes on to say a longer term solution requires the creation of less waste. You can read more here.

Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-18/could-waste-to-energy-help-solve-victorias-recycling-crisis/10909748

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