Anaerobic Digestion: A Solution to Diverting Wasted Food

By |2020-01-13T11:46:26-05:00January 13th, 2020|Climate Change, Composting, Farm Energy, Food Waste, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Why is Wasted Food a Problem? According to The U.S. Department of Agriculture, 30-40% of the food in America is wasted. In 2017 alone, almost 41 million tons of food waste were generated and only 6.3% of that waste was diverted from landfills and incinerators for composting. Wasted food also represents a significant misallocation of resources.

DIY Toiletries Using Items from Your Kitchen Cabinet

By |2019-11-22T09:39:03-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Creative reuse, Food Waste, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

Have you ever had that one baking project where you bought all the ingredients you needed, but then they just end up sitting in your kitchen cabinets? This project is a great way to put those ingredients to good use! These DIY toiletry products are all natural and help prevent skin irritation caused by harsh

Are You Storing Your Food Properly?

By |2019-09-16T16:09:56-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Food Waste, Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Rotten or wasted food is something that most of us have unfortunately experienced. You open the fridge door and there’s a peculiar smell that remains unidentifiable and pervasive. It haunts the fridge, seeping into your leftovers and pre-packed school lunches. Finally, it becomes unbearable and it’s time to examine the usual suspects: the berries you

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