Food or fuel?

The challenge: a sustainable solution for every product

Trotec's processes are supported by a study published by Prof. Jo Dewulf of the Research Group ENVOC at Ghent University entitled ‘Environmental sustainability assessment of food waste valorization options’.

Stop Food waste

The EU has issued a warning about food waste: “According to 2014 figures, more than 100 million tonnes of food is wasted every year in the EU. If we don't do something about this, this figure will rise to 126 million tonnes by 2020.”

Even the packaging gets a second life...

Type of packaging

 

Goes to

Cardboard   Paper industry
Polyethylene / Polypropylene   Plastics industry
Ferrous/non-ferrous metals   Foundries  => castings
Plastic packaging   Cement ovens for energy pellets
Organic waste   Anaerobic digestion plants