Identifying discarded uneaten food as waste is a mistake because food waste is a misnomer. The issue centers on if waste is used as a noun or a verb. To waste (verb) food is certainly a poor decision. Food waste… Read more
Recently, a very dear friend asked me why I keep suggesting that one of the guiding principles of FOR Solutions (Food and Organics Recycling Solutions) is equity, fairness, and justice.
This is a defensible question because the connection between recovery… Read more
Sustainability, Reconciliation, Resilience, and Local or On-site Food Scraps Composting: What’s the Connection?
Sustainability is all the rage today. Colleges and universities are offering degree programs in it. Corporations are hiring Directors, Vice Presidents, etc. of Sustainability. Google the term and over 120 million hits are found!
The reason for its popularity is… Read more
It has been recognized that some (certainly not all and probably not even the majority) “Correction institutions have composted food wastes…for more than 100 years” and that “learning about the composting process can raise awareness about waste issues and be… Read more
Students are back on campus and that means everything from late-night study sessions to homecoming games.
It also means that your trash receptacles are going to start filling with all the uneaten food these activities leave in their wake.
The… Read more
Landfilling, incineration, windrowing, and on-site composting are four food scrap management options available to universities, schools, restaurants, and facilities that generate food scraps in their operations every day. There are benefits and disadvantages to each of these options, and you… Read more