Friday Buffet

This NPR piece takes us inside a New York City hi-rise apartment building that’s now composting as part of a pilot program. Making hi-rise composting work will be a key to New York’s composting future, given New York’s urban landscape.

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Here’s the first peep I’ve seen from Britain suggesting a national ban on landfilling food waste (as a way to meet stingent 2025 greenhouse gas targets).

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The European food industry, in the guise of FoodDrinkEurope, has pledged to meet the EU’s plan to halve waste by 2020. Every Crumb Counts is the¬†industry group’s neat name for their waste reduction campaign.

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Finally, count me in on this Half4theHungry¬†contest entry. Sure, it’s the same idea as Halfsies, but there’s room for some healthy competition here to jumpstart things in the name of hunger relief.

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