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This week's top stories include a couple of food waste stories are on this week's menu, plus learn more about one of our 40 Under 40 award winners!
#5 - Researchers Study Link Between Food Waste and Time Preferences
In a recent study, researchers have uncovered a significant connection between individuals' time preferences and their tendency to waste food. The findings provide a valuable behavioral economic perspective on the complex issue of food waste, shedding light on the underlying behavioral mechanisms that contribute to this global issue.
#4 - How Automation and Artificial Intelligence Are Transforming E-Recycling
The e-recycling market is growing fast, with more small- and mid-sized companies, such as electronics repair shops and recyclers managing other commodities, moving into this niche. At the same time, veteran e-recyclers meet new demands as standards and policies evolve.
#3 - Columbia, Mo. Releases Waste Data Collection Results Following Suspension of Recycling Program
Columbia, Mo. is searching for waste management solutions following the suspension of its curbside recycling program in May. The city, along with RRT Design & Construction, began data collection before the program's halt, but not before learning that the number of curbside containers was lower than expected.
#2 - Kids’ Food Basket Teaches Kids the Power of Composting
Michigan-based Kids’ Food Basket delivers 10,000 meals a day to local school kids, made from produce grown on the grassroots nonprofit’s ten-acre farm.
#1 - Sarah Gustitus-Graham Dives into the Challenges of Landfills
Destined for the waste industry, Sarah Gustitus-Graham has spent the better part of her life striving to make a positive impact on the waste industry, solving today's issues through her work engineering and planning new landfills.
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Gage has spent the better part of 10 years creating content in various industries but mostly revolving around video games.
Gage loves video games, theme parks, and loathes littering.
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