Mr. T Carting Corp. has collected organics from some of the city’s commercial customers—restaurants, catering halls, grocery stores, fruit stands—for more than a decade.
West Hartford is partnering with waste-to-energy project developer Quantum BioPower, Covanta and a local hauler to see how the 15-week program involving 130 residents plays out.
The Sonoma County Food Recovery Coalition is working to divert what is salvageable and edible to feed the hungry.
A Maine resident salvaged up to 80 frozen turkeys from a dumpster behind a local Hannaford supermarket and is redistributing them out of the back of his pickup truck.
During the duration of the pilot program, 73.3 tons of food waste was diverted from landfill and sent to a composting facility in West Yellowstone, Mont.