Friday Buffet

Here’s a wasted food first: linking to a sermon. This post from The Middletown Eye has an engaging sermon that touches on excess food and the Food Not Bombs controversy in Middletown, Conn.

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Norcal Waste Systems is now Recology. Cool site, but we’d prefer more composting.

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Swine flu fears lead to slaughter of Egyptian hogs. Wait I thought pork was OK to eat? Plus, who’s going to eat the Egyptian food scraps now? Religion, public health and refuse merge into one heck of a story here

Can this be true?

An estimated quarter of a million people in Cairo, primarily poor Christians, make their living from garbage collecting and raising pigs in city slums.

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I just learned that soul food abhors waste. Hey, so do I! Maybe that’s why I love soul food…

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I thought you should know that they just broke ground on the Wilmington (Del.) Organic Recycling Center. When completed, it will be the biggest composting facility on the East Coast.

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Finally, this item sums up how much of a consumer culture American civilization is (was?).



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