Sustainability

Toward zero liquid discharge

September 10, 2012
Animal feed recovery used to constitute best practice in food plant wastewater treatment. Technology and sustainability efforts are pushing manufacturers far beyond that.
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Ensuring the sustainability of sustainability efforts

August 28, 2012
Making a product “green” often calls for manufacturing changes—sometimes with unexpected results that must be factored into the equation.
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Odor eater for large manufacturing plants

August 28, 2012
A processing plant may be a sustainable operation, but if it stinks, neighbors will not consider it a good member of the community.
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Coca-Cola earns No. 3 spot on EPA’s onsite green power generators

August 11, 2012
Landfill gas-to-energy system powers an Atlanta facility.
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Green Initiatives: Making the Leap to ROI

August 6, 2012

Plant investments must compete with new product development and other priorities for limited capital, and the challenge is particularly difficult for infrastructure and utility improvements.


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It's not so hard to be green

August 6, 2012

Managers who keep their minds open to using the right tools will have the greatest success in sustainability improvements.


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TECH FLASH

Biomass energy to power rice-husking equipment

July 24, 2012
The biomass energy project will also feed power into Cambodia’s power grid.
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TECH FLASH

Putting some light on efficient lighting

July 9, 2012
Small and large facilities can cut energy costs with updated lighting.
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TECH FLASH

Life-cycle analysis study suggests eating less meat

July 9, 2012
Depending on location and type of farming, some beef cattle are less of a burden on the environment, but they can’t compete with plant-based foods.
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TECH FLASH

HCFC22 refrigerants on the way out

June 26, 2012
The Montréal Protocol calls for phasing out all refrigerants containing chlorine.
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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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