• California Chefs Share ‘Seed to Stalk’ Recipes to Cut Food Waste

    When your business is food, every bite counts. So when California’s top chefs see potential profits literally tossed in the trash can—well—it bites. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jul 24, 2017)
  • How an Upside-Down Triangle Can Help Save Our Planet

    The food recovery hierarchy prioritizes actions governments, businesses, and other organizations can take to reduce food waste or divert non-edible material in the most beneficial way for the environment, society, and the economy. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jul 3, 2017)
  • Getting Organics out of California Landfills: Here’s the Plan

    The state’s ambitious 75 percent recycling goal, as well as its strategy to combat climate change, hinge upon reducing the amount of organic material sent to landfills. The good news is we know how to do that. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 26, 2017)
  • California LEAs Awarded $1.4 Million. Wait. What’s an LEA?

    During its monthly public meeting this week, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery awarded $1,404,000 to its local enforcement agencies throughout California. These LEAs provide a crucial service to protect California’s environment and the health and safety of the people who live here. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 22, 2017)
  • Fighting Climate Change by Feeding the Hungry

    It’s 10 a.m. on a typical Wednesday at FoodLink for Tulare Countyand Executive Director Sarah Ramirez, PhD, MPH has to make some quick decisions. The California Association of Food Banks has four truckloads (92 pallets) of California-grown mixed vegetables—radishes, celery, and kale—available, thanks to a donation from a grower or packing house. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on May 18, 2017)
  • SoCal Economy of the Future Draws International Interest

    It’s not every day that a waste management facility draws interest from around the world. Then again, CR&R Environmental Services’ new eight-acre anaerobic digestion complex in Riverside County is no ordinary facility. Curious developers are flocking to see how this public-private partnership is turning food scraps into fuel and transforming Southern California’s green waste into a green economy of the future. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on May 4, 2017)