Food waste

Colorado group places compost “cubes”

The 2018 “Leadership Steamboat” class took on food waste by purchasing three high-efficiency Earth Cube composters that were placed around Steamboat Springs, Colo. Each year, participants select a community project to better the Yampa Valley….


Tennessee starts food waste initiative

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) initiated an… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log…




Philippine senator pushes compost

With soil degradation in the Philippines now pegged at 38 percent, Senator Cynthia A. Villar said, further soil destruction would adversely affect food production and food supply. Villar, chair of the Senate Agriculture and Food…



Yes – In my backyard

A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) argues that home composting is vital to local waste reduction strategies. The report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, details…




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…