Right off Interstate 95, moments from the Saugatuck River, in Westport, Connecticut, sits Kneads Bakery, Café, and Mill. Kneads is all about local ingredients, quality food, and community. They began their own recycling efforts to reduce and divert waste wherever possible, but knew they wanted to do more. opens in a new windowSustainable Westport connected opens in a new windowKneads with the Center for EcoTechnology (CET) to receive technical assistance, with the goal of creating even more sustainable practices and utilizing donation networks. As a result, the café was able to partner with a local food bank and divert 90 lbs of food waste weekly from disposal.

Learn more about Kneads’ perfect recipe for waste reduction below.