A state law that went into effect Jan. 1 requires businesses and organizations that generate food waste to donate food and recycle the scraps. Companies and institutions generating an annual average of two tons of wasted food per week must donate any edible food waste and to recycle the remaining scraps if the facility is within 25 miles of an organics recycler. Representatives from Tops Friendly Markets and the University at Buffalo, two organizations that will need to comply with the law, were joined by attorneys from Hodgson Russ LLP, during a Jan. 20 virtual Thought Leaders discussion to talk about how the law will affect businesses across the region. The event was sponsored by Hodgson Russ.
Leaders of the Collaborative Leadership Initiative (CLI) continue to pursue matters of protecting water, reducing waste and creating good jobs in an online conference, ‘Building Strong Communities: A Circular Approach.’ CLI joins 12 Chiefs, 18 mayors and reeves from Southern Manitoba to work on issues surrounding water protection, waste management, economic development and the exploration of a circular economy in Manitoba. These leaders believe that all governments, municipalities, businesses and non-profits must work collaboratively to create a circular economy to improve the planet’s health.
As a widening range of initiatives to tackle the plastics challenge are unveiled, there is an increasing risk that meaningful action will become harder than ever to implement, RECOUP has warned.
The Scottish Government-funded circular economy advisory group Zero Waste Scotland is warning that the current focus on plastics is distracting from the real issue of ending the disposable throwaway c…
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