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Nearly 500,000 pounds of food waste will be removed and converted into nutrient-neutral water each year to help ease Israels increasing solid waste crisis.
Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014
BioHitech America, the most innovative and sustainable solution to food waste removal, along with its Israeli Distributor Ramnoa Municipal Services, announced an expanded relationship with Beilinson Hospital, which is part of Rabin Medical Center, Israels leading hospital system. The 1,300-bed hospital system is adding an additional BioHitech America Eco-Safe Digester for the disposal of even more food waste in a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way.
BioHitech Americas unique solution to food waste combines green technology with the power of big data to offer transparency, savings and a sustainable future. The companys Eco-Safe Digester, an on-site aerobic digester, eliminates up to 2,400 pounds of food waste in a 24-hour period by converting it into nutrient-neutral water and transporting the water safely through standard sewer lines.
Israel continues to face an increasing solid waste problem resulting from rapid growth in population, industry, and consumption. The current landfill system is unsustainable and Israel is encouraging environment friendly technologies like the Eco-Safe Digester.
Rabin Medical Center was disposing of approximately 10,000 pounds of food waste each week into landfills, which release harmful methane gas into the environment. Now with the Eco-Safe Digesters, that waste is being converted into nutrient-neutral water, a resource that is desperately needed throughout Israel, said Koby Karako, Chief Technology Officer, Ramnoa Municipal Services.
Beilinsons second installation and the additional client orders received by Ramnoa confirms once again the demand for our product internationally and particularly in Israel and the Middle East, says Frank E. Celli, Chief Executive Officer, BioHitech America. We are very pleased with the efforts of Ramnoa Municipal and our other international distributors,
Mr. Celli goes on to say, Upon installation of the second unit at Beilinson Hospital, both units will be communicating via the BioHitech Cloud. The addition of the BioHitech Cloud to both of the hospitals units will allow us to provide them with real-time data giving them the power to increase profitability, enhance staff performance, report sustainable progress and even start to prevent waste all together. In addition, we will be able to monitor productivity and support our equipment placed by international distributors remotely from the US.
The BioHitech Cloud, a reliable, manageable and secure reporting platform for data provides users of the Eco-Safe Digester with real time data about their food waste that can be accessed on many types of devices. The metrics provided by the BioHitech Cloud are providing users with an unprecedented level of transparency that not only helps to reduce the amount of waste generated, but improve company-wide efficiency and profitability.
Before using the BioHitech America Solution, our food waste was being thrown into the garbage along with everything else. It was costing a lot of resources not only in monthly fees, but also in terms of staffing and trucking to transport the waste to landfills, said Igal Ben-Dror, Deputy Director of Food, Beilinson Hospital. Now I am not only making a positive impact on the environment but I am eliminating our food waste in a more efficient manner that is helping us improve productivity throughout the hospital.
About BioHitech America
BioHitech Americas unique solution to food waste combines green technology with the power of big data to offer transparency, savings and a sustainable future. The companys Eco-Safe Digester, an on-site aerobic digester, eliminates up to 2,400 pounds of food waste in a 24-hour period by converting it into nutrient-neutral water and transporting the water safely through standard sewer lines. The BioHitech Cloud, a technology platform hosted by Amazon, measures key metrics to optimize the food waste disposal process. These metrics are providing the industry with an unprecedented level of transparency that not only helps to reduce the amount of waste generated, but improve company-wide efficiency and profitability.
The BioHitech America solution is the leading sustainable method that allows businesses to move towards the prevention of waste altogether. For more information, please visit http://www.biohitech.com.
About Ramnoa Municipal Services
One of Israel leading waste management companies since 1979.The company collects, sorts, treats and recycles tens of thousands tons of industrial waste every year and provide its 500 customers total waste management services. Among its customers you may find Teva Pharmaceuticals, Tnuva, Coca Cola, Flying Cargo, Denya Cebus and many more of Israel top companies.
The company developed innovative technical solutions to separate industrial waste at the source of its customers facilities to different types of waste streams by providing its customers with multiple collection systems tailored to their needs which recover valuable resources while minimizing and, where possible, eliminating waste. The company formed partnerships with experts in order to recycle these waste streams such as organic waste, plastics, paper, wood, glass and hazardous waste.
About Rabin Medical Center / Beilinson Hospital
Rabin Medical Center (RMC), comprised of both Beilinson and Hasharon Hospitals, is one of the most prominent and largest medical facilities in Israel. Since its establishment Rabin Medical Center served as a model for new standards in medical treatment and has been a leader in the use of new technologies while maintaining the highest standards of quality medical and nursing care with personal attention towards the wellbeing of patients and their families. Beilinson and Hasharon Hospitals recently received international accreditation for safety and quality standards from JCI (Joint Commission International), a most prestigious organization for evaluation of health care organizations.
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