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The Food Waste Hierachy

The Food Waste Hierachy

What are the alternatives? Source separation is the most economical and environmentally responsible way to divert food waste.Once separated, there are many options: Charities Value Adding Animals Soil Enhancer Compost Land Application Dehydration Anaerobic Digestion...

Quality Compost

Quality Compost

How can we in Australia produce consistent material that is worthy of being called a quality compost? A recent webinar with Florian Amlinger, an Austrian compost expert, revealed a few key insights that can lift the industry as a whole, bringing the public, processors...

Keep your clumps

Keep your clumps

If you’re anything like me, or like most of us, then your morning coffee is a necessity. As is your midmorning coffee. Your lunch coffee. And sometimes, depending on the day had and the night ahead of you, an afternoon coffee doesn’t go astray too. It’s 2019 and the...

The cost of food waste

The cost of food waste

There is always a cost to be paid when food is wasted. Food waste in particular hits us with a double whammy – loss of incredible resources at the front end, and loss of resources at the tail end. At the front end, energy, water, fuel and other resources are invested...

Why bother diverting waste?

Why bother diverting waste?

By now, most of us are aware that waste is an underutilised resource. We’ve gone through all the ‘R’s imaginable (re-use, re-cycle, re-cover...). We’re even going around in circles to get the point across (circular-...). So why is everyone still banging on about it?...