31 May '16, 4pm

Could fermentation be the solution to NYC's food waste woes?

Despite NYC’s numerous efforts to curb its massive food waste issues, there is still a lot of work to be done in reducing the amount of organic waste clogging up local landfills. One enterprising startup says they may be able to divert food scraps from landfills altogether by using the age-old process of fermentation. Brooklyn-based Industrial Organic thinks their new process based on the principles of Japanese bokashi composting, which ferments organic matter in an acidic environment in a process much like beer or wine production, could revolutionize way the city handles its food waste.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/could-fermentation-be-the-soluti...

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