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Central American farmers generate energy from coffee wastewater

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Positive results of a four-year project by UTZ Certified have proven it’s possible to generate energy by treating discharges from coffee mills.


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Canadian wastewater treatment system is first to produce water for reuse in food plant

The new system installed at a produce processing plant in Ontario treats 40,000 gallons of wastewater per day
By Jeremy Gerrard
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Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. opened its first Canadian processing plant in Oshawa, ON, including a new wastewater treatment system as part of the construction.


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Tyson claims responsibility for Missouri stream dumping

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit in Barry County Circuit Court Tuesday against Tyson Foods for unlawful dumping into a state stream that resulted in the deaths of at least 100,000 fish, and the company isn’t shirking the blame.


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Water usage and treatment

Take a load off

Food and beverage plants under pressure to reduce contaminants in their discharge water are finding a wider range of solutions.
By Mikell Knights
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Water recovery and productivity goals are aided by new systems.
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Water conservation, water reuse and wastewater pretreatment

By Mikell Knights
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Water conservation, water reuse and wastewater pretreatment strategies take many forms. Culligan Matrix Solutions, the commercial and industrial division of Culligan International, and Emerson Industrial Automation, a business unit of Emerson, point out less obvious areas for efficiency improvements.
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Improve your operating costs and increase efficiencies with reuse clean-in-place

Smart use of wastewater leads to improved efficiency and better manufacturing.
By Shane O'Halloran
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We ask an expert how reuse CIP works and who could benefit from it.


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Sustainable Plant of the Year

Plumrose Council Bluffs: Lean, mean and fully automated

Automating an entire raw meat cooking and packaging plant saves water, cuts energy usage and gets the product perfect the first time—without rework.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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The facility was not only constructed with sustainability in mind, but sustainability can be found everywhere you look. 


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Raisin processor gets double duty from rinse water

Not only does the processor avoid high charges from the public treatment facility, it also sells concentrated sugar water to distilleries.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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 The company generates between 60,000 and 80,000 gallons of wastewater a day, primarily from the raisin washing process.  


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Wastewater Treatment

Waste not, want not

Not one wastewater treatment solution is suitable for every application, so it’s essential to find the one that fits your budget and future water and energy needs.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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With the right strategies, you could decrease wastewater surcharges from your publicly owned treatment works and recoup some energy out of your wastewater. 


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Plant Construction

36th Annual Plant Construction Survey

The push for ROI
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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FSMA, energy reductions and efficiency are changing the way plants operate, and some older sites may need more than a facelift.


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