Keeping Spooky Black Cats (and ALL cats) Healthy with Sustainable, Rendered Products

Renderers, and those who support the rendering industry are always thinking about how to be more sustainable and keep our pet’s diets nutritious. Since October is the season for spooky black cats, and also the month of National Cat Day, we thought it was a great time to talk about our feline friends and how rendering helps to keep their food sustainability and healthy! National Cat Day National Cat Day is observed every October 29th

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“Social Sustainability” = Supporting our Communities

When we think of the three pillars of sustainability – Environmental, Economic and Social – , the third can get less attention, when in fact each is equally important.  Considering the current state of the world, it is even more important now. Though the definition of Social Sustainability has many iterations such as “The formal and informal processes; systems; structures; and relationships that actively support the capacity of current and future generations to create healthy

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Why Rendering is so #Sustainable

When you think of Earth Day you probably think of #Sustainabilty, right? But do you think of rendering? In honor of April as Earth Month and the 50th anniversary of #EarthDay, we invite you to learn why rendering is one of the most sustainable practices to avoid food waste and recycle leftovers into fresh ingredients for new products. First, let’s begin with a definition. Render, from the French verb rendre, meaning “to give back.” And

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Welcome to the NARA Blog!

Welcome to the North American Renderers Association (NARA) blog!   Positive changes are happening here at NARA. In addition to a new name (National Renderers Association (NRA) was changed to NARA in 2019), increased sustainability focus, rendering education and awareness, and a brand-new website, we are also launching our official blog! In these posts we will educate about Rendering: what it is, how it works, and why it is so integral to sustainability, reduced food

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