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Greenwich Food Matters Challenge

By |2022-10-26T13:31:34-04:00October 25th, 2022|Composting, Food Donation, Food Waste, Green for Business, Sustainability, Zero Waste|

In Connecticut, nearly a quarter of the waste stream is composed of food. Once disposed of, this waste further contributes to the creation of greenhouse gas emissions. To address this issue, Waste Free Greenwich (WFG) and CET teamed up to launch the Greenwich Food Matters Challenge. The goal of the challenge was to help

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

Eating a Low-Carbon Diet

By |2022-04-21T15:19:08-04:00April 21st, 2022|Climate Change, Earth Month, EcoFellows, Education, Farm Energy, Go Green, Green resolutions, Innovation, Sustainability, Zero Waste|

This Earth Day, celebrate sustainability with your plate! Even though we feel like every day should be Earth Day, today is a good reminder of all the things we can do to help the planet. Recent studies estimate that our global food system, the complex web of industries involved in producing, transporting, and marketing food

10 Sustainable New Year’s Resolutions!

By |2022-01-05T11:04:02-05:00January 4th, 2022|Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste|

It’s a new year! As everyone is setting their goals for 2022, here are a few sustainable New Year’s resolutions that can help you make an impact on the environment! 1. Bring reusable bags on errands Plastic bags are convenient, however their convenience is costly to the environment. They are difficult to recycle and are

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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