Reducing Our Impact with Water Recovery
It’s no surprise that perhaps one of the most important ingredients in the food and beverage industry is water. Because it is such a precious resource in everything from product processing to facility operations, many in the food and beverage industry are finding new ways to wring maximum value and efficiency from every drop.
Amid rising prices and growing water scarcity, food manufacturers around the world are finding ways to increase their system-wide water efficiencies through recycling programs and other initiatives.
Many companies have set ambitious goals for water replenishment. Coca-Cola, for example, is working to improve its water efficiency by 25 percent by the year 2020. Unilever, meanwhile, has committed to cutting the water its new factories consume by half between 2008 and 2020.
Continue reading on Ideas Unpacked for specific water conservation practices to help companies better manage water resources and meet water recovery goals.