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Dynamic(s) Action on Food Waste

True to form, 2016’s version of the Global Pennovation class provided numerous meaningful takeaways for all participants — myself included.  In this class, we always take a deep dive into a major sustainability topic — such as food waste, water security, sustainable cities, or, in this case, the food-water-energy nexus.   910 more words

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Maximizing Momentum on Organics

Suddenly, and happily, we are seeing great momentum on the topic of excess food at all levels of the hierarchy — from source reduction to recovery and diversion for people, animals, energy, and compost.   1,171 more words

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A Question of Value

Last month I had another one of those serendipitous experiences in the food waste space that are seemingly becoming ever more frequent.  I was in Portland for a discussion with Chellie Pingree and her forward-thinking staff on challenges and opportunities in food waste following her recent introduction of legislation (HR 4184) aimed at reducing the vast amount of food currently going to waste across the country annually.   911 more words

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