Articles by Ken McEntee


Consulting firm looks at Maryland food waste

MSW Consultants, of Orlando, said it will partner with the Maryland Department of the Environment (DEP) to provide waste reduction opportunity assessments and technical assistance to two food processing or institutional food service provider facilities…




Compost, recyclables trashed at Berkeley

The Daily Californian University of California, Berkeley custodians and groundskeepers often empty the contents of compost, recycling and landfill bins all into a single landfill-designated dumpster. Following campus protocol, compost and recyclables are mixed with…



Maryland’s Hood College gets composting

Frederick News-Post With the help of two students, Aramark dining services now has a contract to compost the food scraps left over from meal preparation at Hood College. Key City Compost, a Frederick, Md.-owned business,…




Kitchen waste piling up in Edmonton landfill

Canadian Public Broadcasting Vegetable peels, egg shells and coffee grounds once made into useful compost at the Edmonton waste management center are instead piling up in a landfill. The city closed the composting facility in…