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Two years of co2 saving with bioplastic packaging

Exactly two years ago, in the Autumn 2014, Officina naturae changed direction in making an effort to increase its sustainable footprint. In fact, since that October, the packaging of household cleaners – especially the 1 liter and 750 ml bottles, and 4 liter cans–,...

147 Things you can Compost and 9 Things you can't

1. VEGETABLES This is the most simple answer and most people will know you can compost vegetables but it is as good a place as any to start the list. Vegetables can be fresh (although you should be eating them!), cooked, frozen and completely moldy. All of them are...

Reducing the Impact of Wasted Food by Feeding the Soil and Composting

  Composting is the fifth tier of EPA’s Food Recovery Hierarchy. Even when all actions have been taken to use your wasted food, certain inedible parts will still remain and can be turned into compost to feed and nourish the soil. Like yard waste, food waste...

Is This a Solution to the Food Waste Problem in the U.S.?

By Warren Cardinal Web Designer, Search Marketing Strategist Food waste is a serious problem in the United States, especially when there is technology in place that could drastically help with the problem. According to the USDA’s Economic Research Service, food waste...

The Country Where Unwanted Food is Selling Out

    On a chilly summer’s night in the centre of Copenhagen, a crowd gathers around the entrance of a restaurant called Dalle Valle. It’s 22:30 and the dinner buffet is winding up and the kitchens are about to close. But these people, mostly in their 20s and...

Public Meeting Notice: Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Workshop

  Type: Workshop: Materials Management & Local Assistance Division Title: Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Workshop Public Notice Date: May 24, 2016 Contact Name: Byrne, Alex Purpose CalRecycle’s Food Waste Prevention Grant Program Proposed Criteria for...

How Does Oakland Turn Food Scraps to Soil?

Oakland began collecting compost from all residential units in July 2015, but where does all of this new green waste go? Follow the lifecycle of your food scraps as they make their way through the composting process.

Science Has Found a Brilliant New Use for Your Kitchen Scraps

When John Wick and his wife, Peggy Rathmann, bought their 540-acre ranch in 1998, it was in bad shape. Located in California's Marin County, a windswept region northwest of San Francisco Bay, the land had been worn down by overgrazing; the grass was gone and the soil...

California Food Rescue Collaborative

Participants Company Aletha Soule Slow Harvest Amanda Hong EPA Betty Cheng Matter of Trust Caryn Mali Petaluma People Dana Frasz Food Shift Dani Wilcox Farm to Pantry Diana Lara Food Finders Ellen Hopkins Hanna Morris Food Shift Jennifer Grant Farm Josephine Borgeson...

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