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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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Frequently Asked Questions About Food Waste

Frequently Asked Questions About Food Waste

Frequently Asked Questions About Food Waste Diversion and Waste-to-Energy Conversion   Why divert food waste? There are many important reasons why food should not be wasted. Growing food to sustain our society requires a huge input from the environment. Water, fertilizer, land, and labor inputs for agriculture (especially industrialized agriculture) can be extremely taxing on […]

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Reducing Food Waste for Business

Reducing Food Waste for Business

Reducing Food Waste for Business:¬†Food Waste Basics More food reaches landfills and incinerators than any other single material in municipal solid waste (MSW). In 2012 alone, more than 36 million tons of food waste was generated, with only five percent diverted from landfills and incinerators for composting. How Can I Divert Food From Landfills? Source […]

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