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Don’t Throw Away That Food: Strategies for Record-Setting Waste Reduction Fact Sheet

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Feb 19, 1998 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

by Brenda Platt and Joanne Goodwin
1998, fact sheet packet – View Online
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A growing number of food-related businesses are diverting their food discards to useful purposes in place of the dump. This fact sheet packet documents nine programs with record-setting food recovery levels, from a hospital and prison to an urban produce market and supermarkets. The packet includes tips for solid waste planners and resources for more information.

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