Food Waste Management

Managing food waste – the byproduct generated by food and beverage processors and packagers – has rapidly become a specialty of Cumberland Recycling. It was a fish processor and packaging operation in Gloucester, Massachusetts where the founder of Cumberland Recycling first recognized the costly nature of transportation and disposal of these dense and heavy wastes.

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Our Capabilities

Cumberland’s recycling capabilities with food waste include the following categories:

  • Bakery (including breads, cookies, and crackers)
  • Candy and confections
  • Snack foods (including corn and potato-based product)
  • Proteins (including fish, pork, poultry, and beef)
  • Condiments
  • Dairy (including milk, cheese, and ice cream)
  • Beverages (including juices, soda, beer, wine, and spirits)
  • Grains (including pasta and flour)
  • Fats and oils
  • Waste-water pre-treatment sludges from food processing lines

industrial waste recycling company sorting food waste

Our Portfolio of Alternatives Include:

  • Animal feed
  • Land application
  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Compost

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Contact us to learn more about how Cumberland can help drive both environmental and financial efficiencies at your plant through our food waste management!

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