Why Food Scraps Composting?

Food scraps recovery has recently been called the final frontier of the recycling effort, and potentially the most important. Finding a virtually odorless, pest-free, and sustainable alternative for food scraps management is at the forefront of the green movement.

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The Current System Is Not Sustainable

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The Problem

Food scraps management is a critical, and often overlooked, part of today’s sustainability movement. According to a 2011 EPA study:

  • Americans generated approximately 36 million tons of food scraps
  • Only 4 percent of these food scraps were recovered through composting efforts
  • This means that in 2010 roughly 32 million tons of food scraps ended up in landfills and incinerators

This is not only a financial issue but a serious environmental concern as well.

Our Solution

The FOR Solutions aerobic in-vessel rotary drum digester is the sustainable answer to the food scraps management issue facing many industries. By composting food scraps, institutions:

  • Save money in hauling and tipping fees
  • Create new revenue opportunities
  • Epitomize sustainability
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Restore vital nutrients to the soil

This is the sustainable alternative to landfilling and incineration that allows us to close the food-recycling loop.

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The Difference

Aerobic in-vessel rotary drum digestion takes nature’s process and provides an optimal environment and conditions to help accelerate the process. The difference is that the FOR Solutions system is:

  • Clean and efficient
  • Safe and economical
  • Virtually odor-free and pest-free

With patented technology that produces high-quality, nutrient-dense organic compost in just five days, the FOR Solutions system is changing the way people are viewing food scraps.

Sustainability

When used as a soil-amendment, FOR Solutions’ high-quality, nutrient-dense organic compost has been scientifically shown to improve dramatically the quality and quantity of crops grown. This organic compost is:

  • Ready in only five days
  • Nutrient-dense
  • Immediately ready to use

With a measurable Return on Investment and Return on Environment, the FOR Solutions system is truly the sustainable solution.

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 Food scraps recovery is the last big question of the recycling effort. Food scraps composting is the answer.