Food waste


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…


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,…