How to meet the MD Food Waste Law

What is a food waste ban? Several states have Food Waste Bans which restrict businesses from disposing organic/food waste into the landfill trash. Maryland has joined the list of State Food Waste Laws with the passing of MD House Bill 264 in May 2021. Why are food waste laws important? According to the Maryland Department…

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An Organic Waste Collection Journey

A Focus on Organic Waste The USDA estimates that 1/3 of all available food supply is wasted, which accounts for 21% of all the waste in the US sent to landfills or energy-recovery incinerators according to the EPA.   Innovative tech companies along with local and state governments are making significant investments in solutions to the…

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Designing a Food Waste Collection Program

The USDA estimates that one-third of all available food supply is wasted, which accounts for 21% of all the waste in the US sent to landfills or energy-recovery incinerators according to the EPA. Unlike the Mobro incident in 1987 that kick-started recycling in the US, the coming food waste revolution looks to be driven by…

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Massachusetts Food Waste Ban won’t go into effect until October 1st

It’s not too late! Great news if you’re one of the commercial businesses in the State of Massachusetts that will be affected by the upcoming food waste disposal ban; you now have until October 1st to get an action plan together.  Give us a call today and we will help get you going.  At no…

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Mandatory Food Scrap Recycling in Connecticut

Starting last week, all businesses in Connecticut that generate more than two (2) tons of food scraps per week are required to send those scraps to an organic composting facility, if such a facility is located within twenty (20) miles.  Currently, there are only three (3) such facilities in the state, but they have made…

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Compost! Everybody’s Doing It!

It seems every time you turn around these days some business or city has implemented a new plan for composting; I bet you even have a neighbor or two with a compost pile in their backyard.  It is something very simple to do and the benefits are countless!  Start one in your backyard today!  You…

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