Wasted food makes up over 20% of the municipal solid waste stream in the United States. The majority of this wasted food ends up in landfills, with only about 4% of this food waste going to compost. This is an issue because as food decomposes in landfills it goes through an anaerobic process, during
Every day you make decisions that impact the climate. Sometimes, the right thing to do is not always the most obvious – sustainability can be more counterintuitive than you may think. We're listing out some of the common misconceptions and what to do about them. 1. Yes, really - use the dishwasher! Dishwashers have become
CET recently partnered with the University of Rhode Island to create and broadcast a webinar focused on the business case for reducing, rescuing, and recycling wasted food. The webinar was moderated by CET's Strategic Service Representative Coryanne Mansell, and included members of the Rhode Island restaurant and food recovery community as well as a
Ahh spring! After a long, cold winter it’s finally getting nice enough to venture out of our houses without the coat, gloves, hat, scarf ensembles that many of us know all too well. Spring is a time for walks, picnics, and outdoor sports, and for many Americans, it's also time to break out the grass
Press Release, ReSource Ipswich: Ipswich, MA has developed the first decarbonization program in the state.
*For Immediate Release* ReSource Ipswich Ipswich, MA has developed the first decarbonization program in the state. Decarbonization, the act of actively and intentionally reducing carbon, is a critical component of meeting the aggressive 2050 climate goals. Ipswich, MA has developed the first-in-state decarbonization action plan: ReSource Ipswich, in partnership with the Center for EcoTechnology (CET)