Food production is one of the important processes in this world which acts act as a major fuel for the life of humans. It is important to keep the environment clean around the shop i.e., remove the wastes on a regular basis in order to reduce the attraction of bacteria that grows inside. It is advisable to clean the waste regularly in the food production areas because it not only attracts the pest but also contaminates the product that is manufactured. It produces heavy smell and toxic GHG gases which is harmful to the surrounding and the customer will hesitate to enter into the shop where the waste appears.
How often should the kitchen bin be empty?
There are many people who are cleaning their bin every few days, it is based on the size of your family and amount the cooking. It should be noted that the food wastes should be removed every day whatever the size may be, you should not allow the bacteria and virus inside the home yourself, which is harmful to young and older aged people. Some of the people will be affected by the allergy, to avoid this situation, it is advisable to clean your kitchen at the moment of finishing the work, or the wasted food can be given to the roadside animals like dogs and cows.
How is Food Waste disposed of?
Every year in the UK, approximately 40% of the food products are wasted, and it is about 133 billion pounds of food waste. If that food is donated, it will be served to around 25 million people, instead, the people are wasting the food though the one-time food is a dream for most of the people.
Food waste can be disposed of in a number of ways like composting, incineration, and anaerobic digestion. The composting is done to convert the organic matter in the food waste into useful fertilizer for agricultural products. The process of anaerobic digestion converts the harmful bacteria to the biogas and slurry. In the process of incineration, the wastes are burnt at a high temperature which is used to generate energy. These three processes can be done easily compared to other methods and the wastes that are not disposed of it is reused and recycled to produce fresh material.
Importance of disposing of the food waste safely
In the US there are tons of food are produced by every family each year, and the wastes are transported to the landfills which emit harmful GHG gases and can attract pests easily. It is harmful to the environment and surrounding and the land where the wastes are collected, and the gases produced by the decomposed waste will result in the normal climatic change even result in global warming.
No matter whether the place is a home, office, or industry it is important to dispose of the food waste regularly because it is live proof for polluting the environment and causing diseases by attracting pests and insects. The harmful bacteria and viruses will be generated inside the food waste, and it generates a heavy smell that cannot be handled by a human. It is not only dangerous for human but also for the animals which are eating the decomposed food.