Emissions impacts of food waste recovery technologies

Comparison of composting, anaerobic digestion, dehydration, protein farming, and landfilling.

There are a range of technologies and systems available for processing household kerbside food organics and gardens organics (FOGO) and food organics (FO) only waste. This series of factsheets analyses the emission impacts of different processing technologies for food waste in NSW and the components contributing to net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There is also a report that provides an overview of the technologies (PDF 1MB)

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