Food Cycler - reduces organic waste
Food waste is a rotten problem but a new company has a fresh solution that reduces its volume by 90 per cent. Food Cycle Science, based in Cornwall, Ont., obtained the rights to technology developed in Korea that dehydrates and converts the organic waste into an byproduct that can be used as fertilizer.
A natural composting process can take up to three months, but it emits methane gas which is 25 more times harmful, he said, than carbon dioxide emissions from cars.“Composting still has an impact on our carbon footprint because of the methane gas. Food bins also have odours and attracts animals. All that can be eliminated with our machine which is installed onsite.”