Resort Reduces Rubbish Rates with Food Digesters

Two anaerobic food digesters will reduce trash bills for the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA. By using the digesters to break down organic trash, the casino will reduce its monthly trash load by 20 to 30 tons, according to LehighValleyLive.com. The food digesters use microorganisms to break leftover food waste into grey water, which is then discharged to the sewer system. This is the second phase of the resort’s project. First, the Sands tried a smaller digester in the staff dining room. Three years later, it was declared a success, and the resort moved forward with the new digesters. Another Pennsylvania organization is also looking at better ways to manage food waste. The Philadelphia Eagles sports team is installing a food waste digester and data analytics platform at the team’s Lincoln Financial Field. The team installed a waste digester at its practice facility in September, 2016, and since then it has decomposed – and thus diverted from landfill – more than 9 tons of food waste. The team is partnering with Waste Masters Solutions, which will work with BioHiTech Global on developing, installing and deploying the digester and data analytics platform. Reducing food waste can help companies save money. … Continue reading Resort Reduces Rubbish Rates with Food Digesters