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Public Utilities, Waste Management

American University Leads NSF-Funded National Research Network to Address the Challenge of Reducing Wasted Food

October 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

In the United States, 40 percent of all food produced is never eaten, resulting in lost resources, economic costs to businesses and households, decreased food security and negative climate impacts. As the U.S. moves toward an ambitious goal to significantly […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Dried food waste as alternative fuel for cement industry

October 13, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

In Greece household fermentable waste (HFW) is usually disposed as part of mixed waste in landfills, the least sustainable option. The HORIZON 2020 project Waste4think developed an alternative approach to deal with the masses of food waste produced each day. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Do Good Foods Launches Platform That Upcycles Grocery Store Food Waste

October 7, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Kamine Family, an established pioneer with a 40-year history of building large-scale infrastructure projects nationwide, today announced the launch of Do Good Foods. Backed by a $169M investment from Nuveen, Do Good Foods is the first scalable solution to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

September 28, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) reducing food losses and waste is essential in a world where the number of people affected by hunger has been slowly on the rise since 2014, and tons […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Goodr, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Discuss Partnership that Addresses Food Waste

September 16, 2021

Via: Waste360

Nearly 40 million Americans experience hunger and food insecurity each year. They never know from where their next meal is coming, and they often have to make critical choices such as choosing between paying bills or paying for food. Meanwhile, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Is Federal Food Waste Reduction Policy on Its Way? Part One

August 17, 2021

Via: Waste360

Two federal food waste-related bills have made their way to the House and Senate with these primary goals: 1) provide state and local governments and communities resources to reduce and prevent food waste and 2) incentivize farmers and other community […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Less waste sent to landfills in the US

August 11, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

18 US States introduced at least 52 bills against food waste this year, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. 8 states have issued laws requiring businesses to separate food waste in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

US: Zero Food Waste Act could combat carbon emissions

July 26, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

30-40% of food supply worth $161 million is wasted each year. This translates to $1,500 in wasted food per average family of four. The US is currently considered the world-wide leader in food waste generation, food waste being the number […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

States Work to Divert Food Waste from Landfills

July 12, 2021

Via: Waste360

With food waste in landfills being the third-largest contributor to methane emissions in the United States, companies and government officials are working to divert food waste in an effort to cut greenhouse gases. To date, there are currently 52 bills […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

What Role Should Waste & Recycling Play in Sustainability?

June 16, 2021

Via: Waste360

When most people think “sustainability,” they are often surprised to learn about how the waste and recycling industry is increasingly playing a bigger role as well. (and always has been, right?) Over the past months, Waste360 has gone all-in on […]