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New: Guide for Diverting Food Waste at Special Events

Food Waste Focus, a news blog of LeanPath; September 16, 2010

In August, the Northeast Recycling Council released a publication titled “Guidance for Special Event Food Waste Diversion.”

Funded by the US EPA, the 102-page guide provides a number of useful tips, resources and case studies focused on food waste management at special events.

Download the full guide here.

Special events offer one of the best ways to introduce new waste reduction and diversion practices.   People tend to be more open to changing their approaches to waste at an event that is not the within their “normal routine,” thereby creating fertile ground for new ideas to be tested and take hold.