Experts may differ on the definition of ‘Zero Waste’ but one thing they all agree upon is that it means different things to different industries. When we were children growing up, elders used to say, “Waste not, want not.” Meaning the wise use of one’s resources will keep one from poverty. In recent years however… Continue reading Piercing the Veil of Zero Waste: What does it (really) mean for the Palm Oil Industry?
The new blessings of climate change for the palm oil industry. Climate change mitigation measures are bringing surprising new opportunities and benefits to the palm oil industry – strengthening the bottom line and nudging it towards a more positive image. Although climate change supporters continue to highlight the shortcomings regarding practices of the palm oil… Continue reading Surprise blessings from Climate Change challenges – for the image of, and new opportunities for, the Palm Oil industry
Biomass Residue and Renewable Energy, Resource Efficiency at Palm Oil Mills Apart from palm oil, biomass residue and the renewable energy derived therefrom are among two important products, sometimes overlooked, of palm oil mills in the oil palm industry. It is imperative that palm oil mills are recognised in the context of national resource… Continue reading Palm Oil Mills, in the Perspective of National Resource Efficiency