• Celebrating California's First Food Waste Prevention Week

    Incorporating a few simple food waste prevention actions—such as freezing food, meal prepping and using leftovers—can immediately reduce food waste. Full story…
    (Posted by Allegra Curiel on Mar 1, 2018)
  • California Fights Climate Change by Feeding the Hungry

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has announced the first award recipients for its newFood Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant Program. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Feb 1, 2018)
  • Celebrating Soil

    This is California Healthy Soils Week, and today is Food Waste and Compost Day. The thin layer of carbon, minerals and microorganisms known as soil provides the basis for life on this planet as we know it, so it is worth celebrating. Full story…
    (Posted by Robert Horowitz on Dec 6, 2017)
  • Organics Recycling Challenge: Invasive Pests

    One of the lesser-known challenges we face in managing organic waste to better and higher uses is something all too familiar to our agriculture industry: invasive pests. Such insects and the diseases they carry can threaten our crops and trees—and when they do, it increases the amount of organic waste we must responsibly manage. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Nov 9, 2017)
  • Preserving Food and Protecting Good Samaritans

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law AB 1219 (Eggman, Chapter 619, Statutes of 2017), the California Good Samaritan Food Donation Act. This law helps clarify protections for food donors, who sometimes hesitate to donate food for fear of civil and criminal liability. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 30, 2017)
  • Compost, Home or Away

    Here in California, the weather is cooling off, the leaves are turning brown, and thanks to some landmark legislation, compost is finally getting its moment in the sun. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on Oct 12, 2017)