Food Waste

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

Make Your 4th of July Red, White, Blue, and GREEN!

By |2018-07-25T11:30:07-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Food Waste, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Summer is here, and party season is in full swing. With Independence Day just around the corner, there are preparations to be made! We have some tips to help you save some money, reduce your waste, and make your 4th of July green, as well as red, white, and blue! Planning Bring reusable bags while shopping

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

What is the Zero Waste Lifestyle?

By |2018-04-02T12:03:26-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Food Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste|

By Morgan O’Connor, Marketing & High Performance Building EcoFellow Zero Waste is a movement to reduce the amount one consumes and consequently throws away. Adopting a Zero Waste lifestyle is one of the most sustainable ways of living. Zero Waste lifestyle choices influence all environmental areas by preventing resource extraction, reducing the amount of materials