Monday Smorgasbord

With Vancouver set to ban food waste from landfills in 2015, local group FarmFolk CityFolk sponsored a 10-week Foodprint Challenge. The pilot program run in conjunction with local retailer Choices Markets sheds light on household food waste.

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Britain’s National Pig Association started a ‘pig push‘ to overturn the EU swill-feeding ban. Naturally, this initiative is prompted by and embodies…the Pig Idea, whose feast is coming soon to a Trafalgar Square near you.

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It’s always nice to see the food industry pay more attention to food waste. Or at least say that the deserves more attention. Italics aside, that’s especially heartening coming from the produce industry.

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Covanta has a deal to build a food waste recycling plant in Connecticut. This Anaerobic digester won’t be online for some time, but it seems like a byproduct of the Nutmeg State’s banning food waste from landfills.

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Not to be outdone, the Potawatomi tribe of Wisconsin have a deal to build an AD plant near the tribe’s Milwaukee’s casino. Perfect for the inedible casino buffet remains…

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