Press Release: State, Local Officials Gather to Discuss the Issue of Wasted Food in Rhode Island

By |2018-11-21T12:42:27-05:00November 20th, 2018|Composting, Food Donation, Food Waste, Press Release, Waste Diversion|

November 20, 2018 For Further information: Lorenzo Macaluso, CET, 413-218-1543 ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT TODAY: Buxton Hollow Farm, North Smithfield, RI 10:30 a.m. Photo Op: compost operation tour State, Local Officials Gather to Discuss the Issue of Wasted Food in Rhode Island The Center for EcoTechnology has received federal funding to help address the critical issue For

BioCycle: Organic Waste Bans And Recycling Laws To Tackle Food Waste

By |2018-09-28T11:36:39-04:00September 24th, 2018|Composting, Food Waste, Waste Diversion|

We were recently featured in an article in BioCycle magazine about our efforts to tackle the issue of food waste. "The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), with support from the Center for EcoTechnology (CET), conducted an analysis of existing and proposed organic waste bans, studying the policies themselves as well as

Wasting Food is a Waste of Money

By |2018-08-14T11:37:10-04:00August 14th, 2018|Climate Change, Composting, Food Donation, Food Waste|

Want to save money? Try looking in your refrigerator! According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), American families throw out approximately 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy every year, which could cost a household as much as $2,275 annually! Wasting food means a waste of energy, water, and money. However, there are many

Learn How to Implement a Source Separation Program in Your School Cafeteria

By |2019-01-08T15:14:11-05:00May 8th, 2018|Composting, Education, Food Waste, Recycling, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

The GREEN TEAM is a joint program of the Center for EcoTechnology and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) that empowers students and teachers to help the environment through waste reduction, recycling, composting, energy conservation, and pollution prevention. The GREEN TEAM recently released an instructional video on source separation in school cafeterias. Source separation