Waste Diversion

Spoiler Alert: Confusion Over Date Labeling Creates Avoidable Food Waste

By |2020-10-16T14:49:56-04:00October 16th, 2020|Composting, Food Donation, Food Waste, Green for Homes, Waste Diversion|

Food Waste: Ripe with Problems Have you ever brought home fresh produce, placed it in your fridge, only to forget about it until a week later, and then, like an archaeologist discovering an ancient artifact, you dig it out and notice something fuzzy growing on it? We’ve all been there. It’s unnerving to have to

Press Release: CET to Receive EPA Funding to Support Anaerobic Digestion in Communities

By |2020-10-02T14:45:03-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Farm Energy, Press Release, Waste Diversion|

Massachusetts-based Center for EcoTechnology Among 12 Organizations to Receive EPA Funding to Support Anaerobic Digestion in Communities 10/01/2020 Contact Information:  John Senn (senn.john@epa.gov) (617) 918-1019 BOSTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Agency selected 12 recipients to receive approximately $3 million in funding to help reduce food loss and waste and to

The Faux Pas of Fast Fashion

By |2020-10-02T11:25:11-04:00September 17th, 2020|Recycling, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Fast Fashion: the mad dash from production to store Within the past two decades, global clothing production has ramped up and nearly doubled, stimulating the phenomenon of “fast fashion”. This concept refers to the business model that emerged as the production of textiles became more efficient, increasing the amount and variety of garments. Fast fashion

Spring Cleaning: Keeping an Eye Out for Difficult to Manage Items in Your Home

By |2020-07-21T15:37:19-04:00July 15th, 2020|Green for Homes, Health & Safety, Waste Diversion|

With many individuals working from home, you may be choosing this time to de-clutter your space! There are potentially hazardous materials you may come across when spring cleaning, such as certain lightbulbs, thermostats, and batteries. Learn how to identify and manage elemental mercury, mercury-containing devices, and other difficult to manage or hazardous wastes. What is

Food for Thought: Diverting Wasted Food From Higher Education

By |2020-05-04T11:20:31-04:00May 1st, 2020|Composting, Education, Food Donation, Food Waste, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

Forty percent of food in America is wasted; yet even while we are throwing away edible food, one in eight Americans remain food insecure. This discrepancy between resource availability and need is important now more than ever. With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, many food service providers are finding themselves left with surplus food

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