Magazine article Corrections Forum

Food Waste Biologically Converted to Nutrient-Rich Water

Magazine article Corrections Forum

Food Waste Biologically Converted to Nutrient-Rich Water

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The GOMIXER Complete Organic Waste Disposal System was successfully demonstrated for six weeks by Advanced Biotechnology Inc. at Canada's Drumheller Institution Correctional Service. The G350 Unit was put through its paces, digesting food waste from the kitchen and cafeteria area. Mixed into the food waste was some paper waste in the form of napkins, buttercups, paper plates, etc. The paper waste was easily digested with the food waste.

For the demonstration, a Model G350 was temporarily installed into one corner of the existing composting building. A storage tank was used to collect the discharged water for use in the farming operations. The water was tested and found to be well within the parameters of irrigation water.

"The system is designed for restaurants; hospitals, hotels and other large facilities, i says Rey Rawlins, vice president of marketing for the company. …

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