Friday Buffet

The Ohio EPA is teaming up with grocers to try to get them to compost their food waste. As much as 70 percent of some stores’ trash is food waste!

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Meanwhile, students at Santa Clara found that 42 percent of their trash was food waste. And 70 percent could have been recycled in some manner.

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The Times has an interesting piece on garbage disposals. Sounds like the newer models may avoid some potential pitfalls of sending food waste down the drain.

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Orange composting? Oh…the Orange are composting.

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Finally, here’s tales of implementing the Berekley School Lunch Initiative at John Muir Elementary. The enlightened program reduces waste by, among other things, getting students to value their food.

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