Monthly Archives: July 2008

Sustainability and Industrial Wastes: Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

For those employed in the beverage, dairy, food, pulp and paper and other industrial fields, the concept of sustainability is becoming a greater operational concern with every passing day. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, sustainability is “a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged.” Wikipedia […]

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Midwestern Dairy: A Study in Plant Efficiency

The country’s leading producer of Swiss cheese produces over 200,000 lbs of cheese daily. In addition, the company supplies whey products, dairy proteins, and powders to food manufacturers. These resulting waste streams are sent to the facility’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), which is an aerobic treatment system utilizing the activated sludge process. Components of this […]

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