Organisations look to reduce food waste with centralised recycling system [News]

January 18, 2016 by  
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By Olivia Siong, Channel NewsAsia, 18 Jan 2016

With 25 F&B outlets, a supermarket and a food court, the Amara hotel and shopping centre at Tanjong Pagar generates about one and a half tonnes of food waste every day.

The food waste used to go into an incineration plant and a landfill, but it will soon be recycled when the hotel fully installs its new food digester system.

The system works by decomposition, with microbes turning the food into slurry water, a combination of liquids and solids. It is then put into a filtration system, turning it back into recyclable water, which can be pumped back into the system.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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