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Overview: A Guide To New And Emerging Food Waste Technologies

What is the difference between anaerobic or aerobic digestion?  What is thermal hydrolysis or pyrolysis? Great Forest has put together a detailed overview of various new and emerging food waste technologies that might be viable alternatives to the current practice of landfilling food waste.  The guide – “New And Emerging Food Waste Recycling Technologies” – will help you make … Continue reading Overview: A Guide To New And Emerging Food Waste Technologies

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Fact Sheet: E-waste and Universal waste

Regulations What You Should Do Additional Solutions How is E-Waste Recycled? How is Universal Waste Recycled? How Big is the Problem? What is E-waste? E-waste refers to electronic waste that may include working and non-working items that are obsolete or unwanted. Examples:  Computers and peripherals (monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, fax machines); televisions; small electronic equipment (VCRs, … Continue reading Fact Sheet: E-waste and Universal waste

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Organics: A Guide For Businesses and Organizations

This Great Forest guide was updated July 2017. It was originally published as a guide to composting in Environmental Leader, November 7, 2013.  — Organics make up the largest component of Municipal Solid Waste – about 34% of waste generated. Organic materials decomposing in landfills or burned in incinerators have a direct impact on climate change. Emissions … Continue reading Organics: A Guide For Businesses and Organizations

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