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Composting at Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies

Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies is a public institution of higher education which is administered by the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Government. The institution offers degrees in tourism, heritage and hospitality. The Institute for Tourism Studies organized a task force, “IFT Occupational Safety and Health & Green Task Force”, to … Continued

Composting food waste in secondary school

Composting food waste on-site at schools doesn’t just benefit the environment by diverting food waste from landfills, it also provides an invaluable learning education opportunity for students. Wah Yan College in Hong Kong, with the support from the Environmental Protection Department, purchased Oklin’s food waste composter. Mike Lai, a teacher at Wah Yan College says … Continued

Composting food waste in Czech supermarkets

Albert Hypermarket in Czech Republic is a division of the Netherland-based Royal Ahold company. Royal Ahold aspires to be an environmentally responsible company, and have begun pilot projects to compost organic store waste, resulting in lower disposal costs, better cardboard recycling, and less waste to landfills. In 2013, Albert Hypermarket installed a GG50 to compost fruits … Continued

Composting on Mui Wo Island – Hong Kong

Mui Wo Island is a rural town on the eastern coast of Lantau Island in Hong Kong with a population of approximately 5500 residents. The Hong Kong Outlying Islands Women’s Association (OIWA) coordinated a food waste recycling scheme where participating families are provided with air-tight food waste containers to store food waste. The containers are … Continued

Macau Solid Waste Incineration Center

Macau has an estimated population of 575,000 living in an area of 30.3 km2 (11.6 sq mi). It takes 30 minutes to travel by car from the north end of Macau bordering China to the south end of Macau. It is considered one of the most densely populated region in the world. With Macao’s small geographic area and high cost … Continued

Cecconi’s Cantina introduces Closed Loop composting

Cecconi’s is an Italian restaurant located at Flinder’s Lane in Melbourne, Australia. They source their fresh ingredients from local producers, organic wherever possible, and from their own home-grown vegetables from the family farm. They are committed to all things fresh and environmentally friendly, and have recently installed the “Closed Loop Organics unit by Oklin” composter, distributed … Continued

Healesville Hotel closes the loop on food waste

Healesville Hotel has recently been awarded the prestigious accolade of Best Regional Restaurant in Victoria, Australia’s Yarra Valley. The hotel is now taking another step in its culinary progression with the installation of a Closed Loop Organic composting unit to compost food waste onsite. After installing the food waste composting unit, Healesville Hotel converts approximately … Continued

Food Waste Composter at Ramada Hotel Ajman

Ajman, the smallest emirate in the UAE, disposes 600 tonnes of waste to landfills everyday – an alarming number for a state with a population of 240,000. Iftikhar Hamdani, general manager at Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, realized that his hotel generates 950kg of food waste, where the kitchen produces 60% of the waste. Hamdani focused … Continued

On-site Composting at Unilever – Dubai, UAE

Unilever’s Lipton Jebel Ali factory based in Dubai, UAE, has achieved its goal of sending zero waste to landfill by composting their organics waste on site. Unilever’s Lipton plant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which is the company’s second largest tea plant worldwide, used to generate 450 tonnes of waste annually, requiring 31,000m² of landfill space. During … Continued

Beach Rotana launched food composting machine

Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi has launched the first food composting machine within the Rotana Group and Abu Dhabi. The machine will help the hotel reduce solid food waste to landfill by up to 90% by transforming the waste into organic fertiliser. The energy-efficient machine is fully automatic and a complete process takes 24 hours from … Continued

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