SITHKOP001 Clean Kitchen Premises and Equipment Stage 1 CC/PT Term 3 2019 Assignment 1 Group: 1 Date: 01/08/2019 Research In groups of students are required to submit a written report on all available options Through City Councils and private waste company on rubbish and recycling. Covering the following criteria: Kitchen waste Hazardous substances, Laundry and linen options and Efficient use of energy and water in kitchens. 1. Kitchen waste 1.1 Food and Organic waste. 1
Food waste is the largest volume of avoidable material that goes into Brisbane landfill every year, representing 24% of the average rubbish bin contents from Brisbane homes. Brisbane City Council is committed to a clean, green city with less landfill. With many homes and business across Queensland affected by floods and power outages in recent days, it’s important to remember that food waste needs to be disposed of safely and correctly in order to prevent cross-contamination of non- spoiled food and storage facilities. Kitchen waste and other organic waste are two of the most under-recycled waste streams – commonly going into general rubbish when actually they’re a nutrient-rich resource. With private waste companies specializing in rubbish removal and recycling service, we can reduce the amount of waste that will sending to landfill, while contributing to high quality composts, premium soils, soil conditioners and potting mixes that can be used for land rehabilitation and soil improvement. Recycling your organic and kitchen waste creates a closed loop where this valuable resource becomes part of a new supply chain. Pre-plate food waste, also known as kitchen waste, is perfect for recovery as it doesn’t contain contaminants like serviettes and meat that reduce the quality of the product and require additional processing. It’s an opportunity to really push your sustainability agenda by reducing your waste to landfill by up to 50% – while giving back to the environment with nutrient-rich resources to rejuvenate degraded land. 1.1.1 Food and Organic waste management. Cleanaway is one of many private companies in Brisbane that specialize in collecting and recycling kitchen waste, including food, organic and packaging waste. Cleanaway offers comprehensive food and organic waste management solutions for all business sizes. From waste audits to determine the biggest opportunities to improving your organic waste disposal processes, they are committed to help their customers improve their sustainability rates without compromising their business goals. 2
One of Cleanaway service is to deal with waste management for food industries. Pre-plate food waste and other organic waste present a thorny issue for the food industries. Unsold, expired or contaminated food must be disposed responsibly, but they also represent a loss for the business. Cleanaway works together with their customers to both reduce the amount of waste generated and turn it into new resources, creating a win-win situation. Cleanaway can also provide a confidential
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