EREK knowledge base of resource efficiency

Measures, Technologies and Good Practices

Do you want to know how much different measures and technological solutions would cost and how much money and resources they can save for your business? This database offers such data in a concise and comprehensive format.

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Sustainable wastewater treatment chemicals in a dairy
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Waste management and recycling
Resource category:
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 1 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Wastewater
  • Sludge
  • DAF
  • Organic coagulant
  • Food waste management
  • industrial waste
  • Food waste resource efficiency
  • Chemicals
Finnish hypermarket uses digital application to minimise food wastage
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food spill
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store
  • Retail
Turning whisky distillery by-products into value-added opportunities
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Other
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
Tags:
  • Food waste management
  • Food waste
  • Food surplus
  • Waste reduction
  • Zero waste
Surplus food from grocery stores to charities
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food spill
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store
  • Retail
  • Surplus food
Bioethanol and animal feed from bread spill of grocery stores
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food spill
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store retail
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • Bioethanol
Food waste turned into bioenergy for food manufacturers
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food spill
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store retail
Simple retrofit saves energy in retail store in Scotland
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
Tags:
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store
  • Retail
  • Energy Efficiencly
  • Lightning
  • Heating
  • Refrigeration, freezing and cooling
Priorities in managing food waste
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food waste management
  • Waste management
Supermarket reduces food waste by selection management
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food spill
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store
  • Retail
Longer opening hours reduced food waste at Lidl Finland
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food spill
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store
  • Retail
Meant to be tasted, not wasted
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food spill
  • Food waste management
  • Grocery store
  • Retail
Utilising food waste from grocery retail
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Food waste
  • Food waste management
  • Bioenergy
  • Surplus food