• Program Implementation Case Studies

    The Natural Resources Defense Council has issued a number of case studies focused on cities who undertook various models of food waste reduction, rescue and composting.

  • BPI Labelling Guidelines

    This 2020 guide, the result of a lengthy stakeholder process, provides guidelines to compostable products manufacturers and resellers about best practices for labelling.

  • Growing Local Fertility: A Guide to Community Composting

     This guide aims to strengthen expansion of community scale composting by describing successful initiatives, their benefits, how these initiatives can be replicated, key start-up steps, and the need for private, public, and non-profit sector support. 

  • Mapping Urban Access to Composting Programs

    Interactive maps and charts of municipally-run and privately-run composting programs, available on Tableau Public. These visualizations seek to provide insight into which cities in the US have access to composting programs that accept food waste and/or compostable packaging.

  • A Guide to Conducting a Food Waste Assessment

    This guide explains how to conduct a food waste assessment. It lays out the steps to achieve a baseline measurement, and how you can use this measurement to set goals and track your organization’s progress towards reducing wasted food.

  • REFED: Roadmap to 2030

    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.

  • IFSC Residential Compost Guide

    This guide contains answers to key questions about food scrap composting, descriptions of the types of residential composting programs in Illinois, resources: local, regional and national, and case studies from Illinois.

  • Excess Food Opportunities Map

    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.

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