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WASTE WATCHERS BLOG

Helping businesses improve their waste diversion & recycling efforts, one post at a time!

A Guide To Workplace Composting

Instead of letting scraps go to waste, businesses have the opportunity to compost their organics to create nutrient-rich, healthy soil. To give you the full run-down on composting, we’ve put together a guide that answers the most commonly asked composting questions and provides tips to help you get started right away. Read on to learn more!

  Did you know, the United States leads the world in food waste? Every year in the United States, the EPA estimates that approximately 31 percent (133 billion pounds) of the overall food supply is wasted. Instead of letting scraps go to waste, businesses have the opportunity to compost their organics to create nutrient-rich, healthy soil that businesses can use for their own agricultural purposes like animal feed or fertilizer, donate to another business, or recycle through composting. More than that, composting is a great approach for businesses that are looking for a sustainable way to save valuable resources, divert more waste from landfill, and reduce waste costs overall. To give you the full run-down on composting, we’ve put together a guide that answers the most commonly asked composting questions and provides tips to help you get started right away. Read on to learn more!

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Understanding The Food Waste Problem & How Your Business Can Help

It's estimated that 31% of our food supply is wasted or lost, impacting everything from food security and the environment to businesses and our economy. Luckily, businesses large and small can implement food waste reduction strategies and help turn the tide and make a positive impact! In this post, where we explain the food waste problem in greater detail and share how your business can engage in its own food waste reduction practices.

  There's no hiding it: the food waste problem in the United States is substantial and complicated. It's estimated that 31% of our food supply is wasted or lost, impacting everything from food security and the environment to businesses and our economy. Luckily, businesses large and small can implement food waste reduction strategies and help turn the tide and make a positive impact! But before you get started, you'll want to familiarize yourself with the information in this post, where we explain the food waste problem in greater detail and share how your business can engage in its own food waste reduction practices. Read on to learn more!

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