Environment stories and posts

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Walter Vreden’s Environmental Clicks

Hello everyone, Are you also sometimes overwhelmed with all the trade magazines, videos and newsletters available online? I often think it takes an incredible amount of time to stay up-to-date on all of the issues and projects occurring in the environmental world. However, I alwa...

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New Zealand switches to LED lighting

Hello everyone, Did you know that today (April 22) is Earth Day? The environmental movement surrounding this observance began in 1970. Now, this special day has become the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe. It’s great to see how such a...

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A fully grown idea – Is LSG Sky Chefs entering the Farm Business?

Hello Everyone, I was recently at a conference in Johannesburg and had the chance to speak with my colleague Paul Elliot, Managing Director South Africa and Tanzania. While we were talking, he really surprised me with a story about a unique and remarkable farming project that was...

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Environmental Report: How to Store Chemicals the Right Way

Hello Everyone, This morning, when I filled our dishwasher after breakfast, a red light was flashing to indicate that I needed to add more rinse aid to the machine. This routine action somehow reminded me of the detergents and various cleaning agents that we use in our catering u...

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Environmental Report: Recycling on Board

Hello everyone, Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the glass bottles, PET bottles, paper and other recyclable items used during a flight? Well, you might be surprised to find out that there is actually not a big difference in how these recyclables are handled in your h...

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Environmental Report: Turning Waste into Water

Hello everyone, Are you aware that organic waste actually produces harmful methane gas that can be seen as a major contributor to global warming? Every year, humans generate millions of tons of food waste that ends up in landfills across the globe. As this organic waste decompose...

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Environmental Report: Saving energy by staying ‘cool’

Hello everyone, I just recently learned of a new “smart” sensor that is currently being used in our North America region. My colleagues there recently ran several pilot tests with eTemp®, a thermostat that helps refrigeration units operate more efficiently. It’s a really g...

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Thinking Green – New Environmental Report

Hello everyone, I just wanted to make sure that you don’t miss the latest edition of ‘Thinking Green’, our company’s Environmental Report. You can download it here. This year’s report offers five really interesting best practice examples from around the world that show ...

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Environmental Management: Recycling is not just Recycling

The LSG Sky Chefs environmental management system has been in place for over 20 years, and both the reduction of waste and recycling have been an essential part of it from the very beginning. When at home, it is quite easy to recycle and dispose of materials such as paper/carton,...

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LEEN 100 – The journey continues

I told you recently about the LEEN 100 kick-off in Frankfurt, an initiative by the City of Frankfurt in collaboration with Arqum for better CO2 levels in the Rhine-Main area. Last week, our facility at Frankfurt Airport hosted the LEEN 100 participants for a first round table dis...