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Reducing Wasted Food: How Packaging Can Help

Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy Webinar: Reducing Wasted Food: How Packaging Can Help Food accounts for the greatest percentage of materials going into our landfills (21% in 2012). A significant portion of wasted food is wholesome and edible. 133 billion pounds (31 percent of the available food supply at the retail and consumer levels) […]

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Innovative Collaborations in the Hospitality Sector to Increase Food Recovery

Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy Webinar: Innovative Collaborations in the Hospitality Sector to Increase Food Recovery A study conducted for the Food Waste Reduction Alliance found that households account for 47 percent of wasted food, followed by restaurants at 37 percent, institutions at 11 percent; manufacturers 3 percent and retailers are responsible for 2 […]

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Managing Wasted Food with Anaerobic Digestion: Incentives and Innovations

Managing Wasted Food with Anaerobic Digestion: Incentives and Innovations

Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy Webinar Produced by US EPA This session will benefit operators, utility management, engineering consultants, project developers, regulators and academics interested in the economic, regulatory, and technological advances incentivizing the anaerobic digestion (AD) of wasted food. You will hear about federal and state initiatives supporting the Anaerobic Digestion of wasted […]

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