Blog


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.

“With the great successes we’ve had with our commercial units, it only made sense for us to enter the consumer market,” said Brad Crepeau, vice-president of sales and marketing at Food Cycle Science. “There’s always been the stigma that composting was tiresome and time-consuming, we hope to change people’s outlook with the Food Cycler: Home. The unit makes it simple for the everyday consumer to tap into green technology and greatly reduce their carbon footprint with just the push of a button.”

Read More »

Posted in General | Comments closed

The Food Cycler was chosen by engineering students from Carleton University as their “Big Green Idea” for The WalMart Green Student Challenge

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.

Read More »

Posted in General, News | Comments closed

New technology reduces organic waste

Food to go

By: Liz Cowan

Brad Crepeau stands beside a Food Cycler installed at the Willet Green Miller Centre in Sudbury.

Brad Crepeau stands beside a Food Cycler installed at the Willet Green Miller Centre in Sudbury.

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

Read More »

Posted in News, Press Releases | Comments closed

Food Cycle Science Is Supplied With A New Web Site

Food Cycle Science is proud to unveil a brand-new Web site that promotes our presence and products as an eco-minded developer of commercial food waste reduction and conversion systems. Our company is renowned for offering a “green” solution to the growing problem of excessive food waste in our landfills with our flagship product, the Food Cycler.

According to Greenwaste.com, we generate 21.5 million tons of food waste each year. If this food waste were composted instead of sent to landfills, the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions would be equal to taking more than two million cars off the road. Today, almost any business can successfully divert food discards from landfills. Businesses that use food diversion technology are recovering 50% to 100% of their food discards and reducing their solid waste by 33% to 85%.

Read More »

Posted in General | Comments closed

Food Waste Remains Persistent Problem at Farms, Grocery Stores and Restaurants

In a recent article posted on Media Freedom International’s website, they state “According to the California Integrated Waste Management Board, food is the largest single source of waste in California, making up 15.5 percent of the state’s waste stream. An examination has found shortcomings in the state’s food distribution chain that allow vast amounts of food to go to waste in landfills, despite laws and tax incentives that encourage food donations.It is said a certain amount of waste is inevitable in all forms of business, it is built into the economics, but the commodity of food takes on added significance. Officials, researchers, farmers, and corporate leaders agree that more efficient production and distribution of our food could help feed millions of people.”

> View the full story

Posted in General | Comments closed