U-Pak offers three (3) solutions to meet our clients need to dispose of organic waste material.
Bakery Waste – Collected from large generators of bakery products who dispose of a waste stream rich in wheat, corn and grains. A mixture of bread, cookies, cake, crackers, flours and dough. Small amounts of sugar and other baking increments are permitted in this waste stream. These materials are processed to meet the standards of Agriculture Canada to be sold as Bakery Waste Dehydrated Meal after been mechanically separated from non-edible material dried and ground.
Produce Organic Material – Void of all meat and meat by-products and can be audited to verify that contains only fruits, vegetables and grains. Primarily collected from grocery markets and processing facilities with perishable goods. These materials are processed, mechanically separated from non-edible material prior to direct feed to livestock or anaerobic digestion facilities.
Organic Material Post and Pre Consumer including residential waste and commercial organic waste streams. The largest and most common organic waste stream which is collected from a result of, entertainment facilities and business which has a full range of organic content including meats and meat by-products. There are two main ways of dealing with the organic portion of this organic waste:
- Feedstock for anaerobic digestions (i.e. biogas plants);
- Aerobic composting. – Currently, the most common method used for organic waste recycling.