Healthy Soil ~ Healthy Food ~ Healthy People ~ Healthy Planet Over the millennia the evolution of our natural biosphere created regenerative ecosystems that continuously balanced the carbon cycle between the atmosphere (our air), the geosphere (our soil) and the hydrosphere (our water). With the onset of the industrial and information age, increasing populations and […]
A look at the food supply chain identifying seven key action areas where the food system should focus efforts in the next ten years, including a detailed financial analysis to help direct private, public and philanthropic capital investment to fund these efforts. Composting is in Insight #7.
The Excess Food Opportunities Map supports nationwide diversion of excess food from landfills. The interactive map identifies and displays facility-specific information about potential generators and recipients of excess food in the industrial, commercial and institutional sectors and also provides estimates of excess food by generator type.
Adding Food Waste to a Yard Trimmings Compost Facility This resource was developed to help municipal operators considering adding food waste to yard trimmings composting sites. This toolkit helps operators determine whether introducing food waste to their operation is a good fit. Topics covered include: why an operation may want to expand, evaluation of the