Author: Institute for Local Self-Reliance This executive summary explains what composting is and why it is important; summarizing model programs, technologies, and systems; and providing a national and state-by-state snapshot of activities, infrastructure needed, and policy opportunities. It concludes with
Author: Environmental Protection Agency Fact sheet targeted at commercial and institutional food discard generators, and highlights record-setting food recovery programs. Documentation of successful waste reduction programs that can be used as models for others implementing new programs to reduce garbage.
Author: International Journal of Integrated Waste Management, Science and Technology A study conducted at Arizona State University baseball games evaluating seven different waste management strategies for venue-based events. They assessed the impacts of event waste management with waste audits and
Author: Northeast Recycling Council A guide to assist decision makers, solid waste staff, citizen activists, and others in developing and expanding yard debris, food scrap, and other organics management strategies. The guide was written by the Northeast Recycling Council with
Author: Zero Waste New York This was a powerpoint presented at the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board in 2015, and in similar format at NYSAR3 NYC in 2014, Air & Waste Management Association in 2014, NYSAR3 conference in Cooperstown 2013.
Author: University of Colorado Recycling Services This Planning Guide was created to help advance food waste composting in Colorado. It includes operational, financial, promotional, and regulatory considerations toward implementing a composting program. It was designed for institutions within Colorado, such
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