Kneads Bakery, Café, and Mill’s Perfect Recipe for Waste Reduction

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. Sustainable Westport connected Kneads with the

The Business Case for Reducing Waste

According to ReFED, in 2019 U.S. businesses generated approximately 50 million tons of surplus food – the equivalent of 80 billion meals, representing a $244 billion loss across the foodservice, retail, manufacturing, and farm sectors. Reducing waste avoids several purchasing and disposal costs, can feed food insecure people in your community, and provides a

CET Continues Providing Wasted Food Assistance in Rhode Island

With Support from 11th Hour Racing and the EPA, the Center for EcoTechnology Continues to Help Rhode Island Businesses Adopt Wasted Food Solutions For several years, the Center for EcoTechnology (CET) has been working with Rhode Island businesses and institutions to help them implement strategies for reducing their wasted food, with funding from

opens in a new windowNew London Public Schools’ Sustainability Journey

By Lisa Pellegrino Being a steward of the earth is Samantha Wilson's passion. As New London Public Schools' Director of the Child Nutrition Program, she works hard to make the highest and best use of the district's kitchens, which serve 3,300+ students. During the pandemic, Sam and her team ensured students were fed free

What to Do With Your Old Decorations

While the holidays bring fun and festive cheer, they also bring a massive amount of waste. Between November and December, 25% more waste, or an extra 1 million tons of waste per week, enters the American waste stream. Once your holiday celebrations are over, you might have decorations left over that you don’t know

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