Release No. 0112.13 Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 Printable version USDA and EPA Launch U.S. Food Waste Challenge Calls on both Public Sector and Private Industry to reduce food waste WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the U.S.…
Check out this article from Eco Mass News about the upcoming Massachusetts food waste ban, highlighting assistance provided by the RecyclingWorks program to the Blue Man Group! Find the article Here, and also take a look at our Blue Man Group Case Study.
We’ve updated our business sector guidance page for colleges and universities with a new case study! Learn how Harvard University achieves 55% waste diversion, despite limited storage and dock space, by utilizing technology and student involvement. Harvard Case Study
Take a look at the RecyclingWorks Newsletter for June! Content includes four new case studies, news on waste diversion programs at Big E’s Supermarket, Berkshire Community College, the upcoming WasteWise Forum and more. Find the current edition here (link). To receive the monthly newsletter in your inbox, fill out the form below! Sign Up Today!…
The Boston Business Journal recently announced the winners for The Best Green Practices, and The Furniture Trust is thrilled to have won in the category of Innovation. Check out the article from the Boston Business Journal below, which highlights their dontations to victims of Hurricane Sandy. (Click HERE to read the full article)
State Street Corporation added a pre-consumer composting program to supplement their successful recycling program in 2011, and realized a 13% decrease in their overall waste volume! Learn more about their efforts in the case study now published on our sector guidance page for offices! State Street Case Study
We’ve updated our business guidance page for offices with a new case study! Learn how Genzyme’s cafeterias introduced a composting program, diverting 6,620 lbs of food waste in the first year of the program! Read the article (PDF) here, or visit our sector guidance page for offices for more information.
Check out our new restaurant case study! Learn about the steps taken by the Clio Restaurant in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood to divert as much as 25 tons of food waste annually. Find the PDF here (link), or visit our page for restaurant business sector guidance.
Here’s an interesting article from the April 27th edition of the Worcester Telegram and Gazette, which highlights the efforts of some Worcester area colleges and universities to divert food waste. More than just french fries! Worcester State and Assumption are mentioned, both of whom received guidance from RecyclingWorks! Follow this link for the full article!
We’ve added a new case study to our business sector guidance page for hospitals. The case study is a ten year follow up for Lemuel Shattuck Hospital in Jamaica Plain, MA, and outlines the steps they took to realize a $32,000 savings in waste disposal costs! Read the full text here(link).