Friday Buffet

In case you haven’t heard of it, the Save Food initiative is doing important work to reduce and raise awareness about food waste.

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One of the less discussed byproducts of reduced food waste–reduced trash hauling costs. A Pennsylvania ShopRite franchisee with 10 stores saved $20,000 in three months by donating edible but unsellable food to the hungry.

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Turning fish heads and chicken fat into energy is great. But…What, no gefilte fish or schmaltz?!

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Let me get this straight–this dude set out to cut his waste because he didn’t like paying so much for trash bags?! I guess all’s well that ends well…

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  1. Renee CA
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 6:33 am | Permalink

    Yay, Philadelphia. Whatever works for the garbage bag man. We all have to start somewhere. Hopefully it will lead to further enlightenment!

  2. Bernie
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 8:28 am | Permalink

    It does sound like the garbage bag man backed into less waste. But I agree, whatever it takes to get there.

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