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24 04, 2018

Big Hanna Live at Akron Zoo

2018-05-30T10:56:10+00:00 April 24th, 2018|

There’s a new resident at the Akron Zoo and she has a pretty voracious appetite.She will eat tons of just about anything. The enclosure for “Big Hanna” — the first aerobic composter ever to be used at a zoo or aquarium — is situated just off the zoo’s main parking lot. Built in Sweden, the [...]

10 03, 2015

New Zealand Defence Force go green

2017-05-22T13:52:49+00:00 March 10th, 2015|

WATCH VIDEO New Zealand’s Defence Force is going green with a new initiative targeting the food waste it produces. It’s starting with the Navy, which as well as protecting our shores, is now making its own compost. TVNZ’s OneNews reporter, Matt McLean, recently visited the Vince McGlone Galley at Devonport Naval Base and [...]

3 02, 2015

Big Hanna makes Navy resources go further

2017-05-22T13:52:49+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|

Demonstrating leadership and commitment to sustainability through employing clean technology, the New Zealand Defence Force recently installed a Big Hanna commercial in-vessel composter for food waste at the Devonport Naval Base in Auckland, New Zealand. The composter, Big Hanna, sitting outside the Vince McGlone Galley, is the first of its kind in Australasia. The New [...]

4 12, 2014

Big Hanna Helps Protect Uganda’s Biodiversity

2017-05-22T13:52:50+00:00 December 4th, 2014|

East Africa’s Rift system is home to some of the world’s most complex and beautiful natural ecosystems. It extends from Lake Albert to Lake Tanganyiaka, straddling Uganda. It includes 10 of Uganda’s 22 national parks, and is home to mammals, birds and fish not seen anywhere else. The wildlife areas are home to to lions, [...]

3 11, 2014

Italian donkeys Lemon and Gina say ‘Nay!’ to food waste

2017-05-22T13:52:50+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|

The historic town of Montalto Ligure Montalto Ligure is a remote village with about 365 inhabitants, in North West Italy. An almost untouched place, the town is difficult to reach but very pretty. Now inhabitants have said 'Basta!' to garbage trucks spewing diesel fumes and chewing up their historic alleys. Lemon and Gina, a [...]

13 08, 2014

News from the US! Big Hanna is greening Ohio’s prisons.

2017-05-22T13:52:50+00:00 August 13th, 2014|

Prisons and other institutions in Ohio will soon be able to compost even more of their food waste. Big Hanna has just been awarded a three-year contract with the State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS). The contract is available for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction (ODRC), all Ohio State agencies, state [...]

10 04, 2014

913 year old French abbey modernises with Big Hanna

2017-05-22T13:52:50+00:00 April 10th, 2014|

Fontevraud Abbey is deep in the heart of France’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Loire Valley. The Royal Abbey may have been founded in 1101 A.D., but its sustainability policy is very 21st century. At Fontevraud sustainable development is seen everywhere, from photovoltaic cells to the preservation of biodiversity in its traditional sheep breeds. The Abbey is [...]