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To celebrate the beginning of the food waste ban, state officials visited the seventh-generation Barstow Farm in Hadley, which operates an anaerobic digester. This system takes in food waste from the community and processes it into methane, which is used to generate electricity. Check out the article for perspectives from MassDEP commissioner David Cash as well as Agricultural Commissioner Greg Watson.

Visit our Food Waste page for guidance from RecyclingWorks Massachusetts on the specifics of the ban and resources to help your business comply with its requirements.