Food waste repurposed as edible coating to keep farm produce fresh
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Most agricultural practices produce a variety of types of waste. Reducing production of that waste, as well as reusing what is currently produced, helps strengthen circular economies around the world. Using food waste to create a renewable fuel for delivery vehicles is one solution. A UK supermarket is trialing 10 trucks that use the new biomethane. The gas is a much more environmentally friendly option than diesel and emits 70 percent less carbon dioxide. Another company developed the technology for converting organic waste into a naturally occurring polymer that degrades without harming the environment. Everything from plastic forks to car…
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