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Featured Article, Resource filed under Biomaterials, Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Oct 11, 2012

Exemptions/Exclusions Added to Atlanta Airport Info Packet

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/atlanta-airport-exemptions-added/

The Sustainable Food Court Initiative (SFCI) Airport Pilot, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, works closely with the SFCI Team to bring sustainable operating practices to their operations, especially regarding food waste. In early 2012 the Atlanta Airport made a bold statement in the new concessionaire contract, the largest foodservice contract executed in North America. Continue reading

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Featured Article, Resource filed under Biomaterials, Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Jul 30, 2012

Atlanta Airport Launches Compostable Foodservice Ware Packet

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/atlanta-airport-launches-compostable-foodservice-ware-packet/

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA) sends more than 19,000 tons of waste to Georgia landfills each year. Food scraps are the single largest component of HJAIA waste, making up about one-third of this tonnage. HJAIA has a goal to divert 50% of its waste from landfill disposal by 2015. Composting food waste is essential to reach this goal, and switching to compostable food packaging will enable successful food residuals recovery. Continue reading

Rule filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Jul 30, 2012

King County, Washington – Compost Procurement

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/rule/compost-procurement/king-county/

On a local level, King County, Washington, has one of the best environmental procurement programs in the country. King County Code (KCC) 10.16, CON 7-1-2-AEP mandates public agencies to purchase sustainable products and implement environmental strategies that meet specific stringent standards (see link below). The King County Environmental Purchasing Policy (EPP) was first implemented in… Continue reading