The Effects of Food Waste in America

Living by the adage, “Ignorance is bliss,” is a popular choice as it offers an excuse for a dismissive attitude. However, our food waste epidemic gets more serious every day and more and more people are awakening from their blissful slumber. The facts are indisputable and the problem is larger than an individual family’s contribution to the landfill. Each American home may toss just “a little” food every night but that little bit increases fast.

A Beginner's Guide to Composting

Before we begin, we’d like to preface this article by stating that this composting process may not be exactly what you expected. Composting is traditionally a long and arduous process. Though very rewarding and helpful to our environment, just thinking about it can make some people exert a tremendous amount of energy.

Food Cycle Science Debuts Residential Indoor Composting Solution

In-Home Composter Designed to Eliminate Residential Food Waste Odorlessly in Less Than Three Hours

CORNWALL, ON–(Marketwired – Feb 25, 2014) – Food Cycle Science, a leader in providing indoor composting solutions, today announced the launch of its first composter designed specifically for consumer use, the Food Cycler: Home. Created by MagicCara Co., the Food Cycler: Home tackles the challenges of in-home composting by providing an easy, odorless, noiseless and cost effective way to reduce residential food waste.

The Food Cycler was chosen by engineering students from Carleton University as their "Big Green Idea"

For The WalMart Green Student Challenge

Walmart Canada recognizes that one person can make a big difference, and is proud to host the Green Student Challenge for the second year. We are challenging all post-secondary students to showcase their best, most innovative green business solutions to Canada’s top CEOs. The race ends on December 14, when 20 semi-finalists will be chosen to advance to the next round and be awarded a $500 gift card from Walmart Canada.

New technology reduces organic waste

Food to go
By: Liz Cowan

Food waste is a rotten problem but a new company has a fresh solution that reduces its volume by 90 percent.

Food Cycle Science, based in Cornwall, Ont., obtained the rights to technology developed in Korea that dehydrates and converts the organic waste into an byproduct that can be used as fertilizer.