June 15, 2011

New Zealand animal feed company gets environmental award

Eco-Stock Supplies has received the Environment Minister’s supreme green ribbon award for making a difference in waste minimisation by turning food waste into high quality feed for livestock. Eco Stock Supplies collect food waste from processors, retailers, importers, and transport companies, and instead of going to landfill, it is processed into high-quality stock food at their plant in South Auckland.

Eco Stock Supplies currently service the upper North Island, and in the past 12 months they have diverted 25,000 tonnes of food waste from landfill. Eco Stock Supplies are an example of an innovative commercial operation helping to minimise waste for measurable environmental benefits. New Zealand’s Environment Minister Nick Smith says rotting organic waste is a key cause of greenhouse gas emissions from landfills. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers

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