From farm to fork to farm

It may be wise to start with the youngest, leaving the school meal as a model. Also, do not forget how your sustainably produced food is packaged and how leftovers can be taken care of and transported.
Hofors is one of four municipalities to participate in projects on sustainable school meals. One way to achieve global sustainability goals is to change the entire food system so that we can produce, buy and eat food that benefits both health and the environment.

Sustainable packaging technology and composting of residual products reduces the volume of organic waste up to 90% in 24 hours A fully automated system with heat and microorganisms breaks down food residues, packaging material and other compostable organic waste into usable compost soil. Thanks to the active process of controlled heat and microorganisms, the process takes no more than 24 hours. The advantage of composting, compared to eg biogas production, is that you can reduce your transports significantly. You compost your residual products in a safe and sustainable way on site.

Read more about it in our April article in Open access government

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Bengt Fellbe