Food Waste

Reducing Wasted Food in Rhode Island

By |2022-08-29T17:25:15-04:00August 29th, 2022|Composting, Education, Food Donation, Food Waste, Green for Business, Outreach, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Wasting food is a major problem for our environment, economy, and communities, especially when so many families are food insecure. CET acts as a catalyst nationwide to accelerate the development of a vibrant marketplace aimed at diverting wasted food from the commercial and institutional sectors. In Rhode Island, CET works directly with businesses to

Finding Success with Reusable Takeout Containers

By |2022-06-27T17:24:07-04:00June 27th, 2022|Climate Change, Composting, Food Waste|

Reusable take-out container programs are a circular approach to help prevent the waste created by single-use disposable options that often cannot be recycled. The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) helps guide restaurants in reducing food waste and waste from take-out containers. As part of this assistance, CET is spotlighting businesses and institutions across the Northeast that

Learn Strategies for Food Waste Mitigation and Recycling in K-12 Schools

By |2021-11-12T16:34:31-05:00November 12th, 2021|Composting, Food Waste, GREEN TEAM, Recycling, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

REDUCING FOOD WASTE IN K-12 SCHOOLS The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) helps guide educational institutions on how to improve their approach to wasted food solutions and reduce their waste across the United States. In collaboration with many organizations, schools in states such as Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts have implemented food waste prevention, recovery, and

Make The Most Out Of Your Autumn Food Scraps!

By |2021-10-22T16:46:22-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Composting, Creative reuse, EcoFellows, Food Waste, Go Green, Green for Homes, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

It’s that time of the year again, when the days get shorter and the air gets colder. You might see more root vegetables at the farmers' market or feel that annual craving for a certain pumpkin spiced something... Considering the 60 billion pounds of wasted food that goes into the landfill every year, it’s important

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