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ConServe, a national restaurant association program, published a Food Donation Tip Sheet. This program encourages businesses to start or continue environmental initiatives. The Food Donation Tip Sheet includes information on food safety procedures, packing the food properly, and tracking what you donate.

RecyclingWorks also published a Food Donation Guidance for Massachusetts businesses. This guidance outlines the logistics, liability protections, and tax incentives for food service businesses interested in establishing a food donation program.

Learn the benefits of donating food at RecyclingWorks’ workshop, Getting Started with Food Donation, on June 28th in Cambridge. This workshop, which is part of Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic’s Reduce and Recover: Save Food for People conference, will help connect food service businesses to food rescue programs.

If you are a food service business in the greater Boston area, register here for the workshop.

RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts posted guidelines to help food service businesses safely donate to food rescue organizations. RecyclingWorks also provides assistance to businesses and institutions with recycling and food waste reduction through composting and food donation. To speak to a recycling expert, call our hotline: (888) 254-5525 or email us at