At the dawn of 2020, the number of hungry and malnourished people around the world was on the rise due to an increase in violent conflicts and climate change impacts. Today, over 800 million people face chronic undernourishment and over 100 million people need lifesaving food assistance.
The fast-casual New York hotspot’s founder discusses how it built its own delivery service using existing infrastructure to meet consumer demand for hot and quality meals on demand, home-cooked style.
The challenge seeks solutions enabling increased production of renewable and recyclable raw materials for products and packaging.
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New York has joined California, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts in requiring the biggest sources of food waste to donate excess food or recycle food waste. The hope is to keep food, and its related methane emissions, out of landfills. The new law took affect on January 1, 2021. The law, called the Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law, first passed in 2019. As of the start of this year, businesses and institutions with an average of two tons of food waste per week now must donate edible foods and recycle any food scraps, given that the business or institution is located within 25 miles of a facility that can process the scraps.