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7 Shocking Facts about the World’s Waste

As the sustainability expert Annie Leonard has said, “there is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” This point is abundantly clear when you consider the research on waste, both within the UK and across the wider world. Over ⅓ of the world’s food supply goes to waste The United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organisation have revealed that 1.3 billion tonnes of food is thrown away each year. This equates to more than ⅓...

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How Bioganix Support Anaerobic Digestion

If you work on an AD plant then you’ll undoubtedly be aware of the many benefits of anaerobic digestion. You’ll realise the prospect of generating renewable energy. And you’ll appreciate that the remaining bio-fertiliser can be used as an effective natural alternative to fossil fuel derived fertilisers. Unfortunately you might be lacking the resources needed to de-package material for the production of anaerobic feedstock, which can be fed directly into your plant. However, you can count on Bioganix for the...

How Digestate From Anaerobic Digestion Plants Is Beneficial To Our Local Farmers

Our anaerobic digestion plants are located in North Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. From here, we manage the decomposition of food and animal waste into a substance known as digestate. Both this nutrition-packed material, and its creation, is benefitting local farmers. Want to know how? Read on to discover the advantages of digestates in agricultural settings. Improve your soil quality & yield Digestate stems from the anaerobic digestion process and is an amazing substance. Improving the condition of the land’s soil, it is...

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Waste Management Terms – A Helpful Explainer

The Bioganix team has developed a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of the waste management industry since our original incorporation as Bio-Waste Solutions back in 2004. Focused on improvement; we’ve continued to develop our processes and expand our range of services over the years. However, we appreciate that our specialist focus isn’t shared by most professionals outside the waste management industry. That’s why we’ve written this helpful explainer of waste management terms. Anaerobic Digestion The process of anaerobic digestion (AD)...

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The Top 5 Uses of Biodiesel

As mentioned on our Oil Extraction service page, we installed a dedicated plant for the extraction of oils and fats from organic waste streams back in 2009. We have continued to use this plant for the separation of solids suitable for anaerobic digestion and fats and oils which can then be turned into biodiesel. Comprised of fatty acid esters, this diesel fuel has a variety of uses as highlighted in this blog. Energy generation Biodiesel can be injected into fuel cells...

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The Benefits of Being ISO Accredited

Here at Bioganix we’re always looking for ways of improving our range of eco-friendly services. So, it made perfect sense for us to apply for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditation. And we’re happy to announce that the international standards authority have recognised our ongoing commitment to the delivery of safe, reliable and good quality services; awarding us with certification. But why is ISO accreditation so important and what difference does it make to our business? Read on as...

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The Importance of Reducing Food Waste Landfill

Customers of Bioganix will know that we take our environmental responsibilities extremely seriously. Indeed, we consider it our mission to support the government in realising the aim of zero waste being sent to landfill. There has been substantial progress in recent years; with a reduction of over two million tonnes in the amount of food waste being transferred to landfill. However, there’s still much to be done; as food products still account for around 20% of all waste in...

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The Business Benefits of Food Waste Management

The increase in the wealth of the general population has been combined with a reduction in the price of food over the last 40 years. This trend has resulted in the increased commodification of food, with an estimated one-third of the world’s produce being lost or wasted each year. In previous times, much of the waste was dumped on landfill sites, with the resulting release of environmentally-damaging emissions. However, Bioganix are leading the way in the effective conversion of food waste into...

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Organic Waste Disposal: Bioganix Equipped to Take Care of Your Organic Food Waste, Including Category 3 ABPs

It’s important that any organic waste you might need to dispose of is handled in the right way. Specifically, when it comes to disposing of animal by-products (or ABPs as they’re most often referred too) there are a number of specific steps you need to take to make sure it’s done hygienically and in accordance with the law. Indeed, it’s necessary to dispose of such waste at a site that is approved to do so. The good is, both of our plants...

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Business Food Waste: Three Simple Ways You Can Reduce the Food Waste You Throw Away and Save Money in The Process

As a business that produces food and beverage waste, you’ll know only too well the impact and cost it can have on your bottom line. Of course, here at Bioganix, we can help to make sure your food and beverage waste is well recycled and put to good use… But it obviously helps at your end if you’re able to reduce the amount of food waste you get stuck with in the first place. Don’t get us wrong, we know you’ll no...