Austin Passes City Ordinance for Food Waste Recycling

In response to the food waste epidemic in the US, Austin, Texas is the first city in the state to pass a local ordinance that prevents restaurants from disposing of food waste in landfills. This landmark ordinance in the capitol city is yet another significant step in reducing food waste state-wide. New Food Waste Landfill…

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Food Waste Landfill Ban: Recycling Food Waste, The Where and The How

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Food waste is by no means a new issue. Concerns about access to nutrition and edible food being wasted stretch back centuries. The current food waste issue in the U.S. involves a focus on the scale of the problem and the environmental and financial drawbacks that come along with such a substantial level of waste. Organizations that generate a lot of food waste, from restaurants…

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Organics Recycling Case Study

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Quest Client Achieves 99.99% Landfill Diversion of Organics With the help of Quest, one of the nation’s largest retailers has developed a strong sustainability program over the last decade that focuses on financial stability and environmental responsibility. The corporation set a goal to achieve zero waste across all global operations and has been working to meet the lofty goal.…

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