With future resources becoming scarcer and ever more expensive it is vital that businesses manage their resources efficiently. It is estimated that 2% of annual business profits are lost through inefficient loss of resources. Changes can be simple: reducing waste using recycled materials and innovating in both design and process.
The WISE project has helped us in assessing the value of a food waste stream and identified sugar alcohols and proteins potentially worth several million pounds if purified.
Robert Nash, Phytoquest