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The pillars of organics recovery, part 2

Published: November 1, 2016
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Editor’s note: To add to the waste and recycling industry’s dialogue about food-scrap management, we are presenting a lengthy perspective on the issue that was submitted to our publication by the former head of materials recovery programs for New York City. All opinions are those of the author.

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Legislation in Congress targets food waste

Published: December 15, 2015
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U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, talks with staff at We Compost It, which creates compost from residential and institutional food scraps.

A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to create a federal grant program providing up to $100 million a year to build large-scale composting and anaerobic digestion facilities.

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