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My selection of news & stories on food-waste recycling. I look mostly at the ecosystem, policy-making and collection programs but if you compost in your garden or hate fruit flies I am sure you'll find something interesting...
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Compost fire to cost Austin at least $2 million

Compost fire to cost Austin at least $2 million | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
The city of Austin has spent at least $2 million to put out a persistent fire that has charred piles of compostable material at Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant in southeast Austin since late February.
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Does recycling cause you to consume more? - Mother Nature Network

Does recycling cause you to consume more? - Mother Nature Network | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
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Does recycling cause you to consume more?
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They conducted two experiments to find out how much paper people used if they had the option to recycle their waste.
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City garbage hauler begins food waste pilot

Nearly a year and a half after Ukiah City Council members asked why city residents food waste could not be composted rather than trucked to a landfill, Ukiahs garbage hauler has launched a pilot composting program for local businesses.
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Two Scottish councils sign £20m food waste contract - letsrecycle.com

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Two Scottish councils sign £20m food waste contract letsrecycle.com Edinburgh introduced a food waste collection service in April 2011.
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New York's 'Recycling Czar' Talks About Styrofoam Ban, Compost Program - The Epoch Times

New York's 'Recycling Czar' Talks About Styrofoam Ban, Compost Program - The Epoch Times | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
The Epoch Times New York's 'Recycling Czar' Talks About Styrofoam Ban, Compost Program The Epoch Times Ron Gonen, deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling, and sustainability for New York City, at an event in 2012.
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Zero Waste Creates Jobs

Eco-Cycle. Building Zero Waste communities in Boulder County. Recycling, compost, reuse and green living.
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Composting efforts gain traction across the United States

Composting efforts gain traction across the United States | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
Supporters say composting helps the climate and enriches the soil while generating energy.
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Composting efforts gain traction across the United States

Composting efforts gain traction across the United States | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
Supporters say composting helps the climate and enriches the soil while generating energy.
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Residents to receive new, 96-gallon recycling bins

Residents to receive new, 96-gallon recycling bins | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
It's in with the new and out with the old for recycling in the city.
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18 Little-Known Facts That Will Motivate You to Cut Back on Food Waste

18 Little-Known Facts That Will Motivate You to Cut Back on Food Waste | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
After years of being treated like chopped liver, the issue of food waste is finally getting its due. But don’t expect Barack and Mitt to be chatting it up much.
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Sweden runs out of garbage, forced to import from Norway | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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Sweden runs out of garbage: http://t.co/ZCEe4fJW
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Citizens Working Group on Composting presents its findings

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Compostable Bioplastic

Compostable Bioplastic | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
This article reviews the three categories of Bioplastics which are compostable, biodegradable and degradable.
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Sweden runs out of garbage, forced to import from Norway

Sweden runs out of garbage, forced to import from Norway | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
Sweden, a recycling-happy land where a quarter of a million homes are powered by the incineration of waste, is facing a unique dilemma: The nation has run out of much-needed fuel.
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residents are urged to recycle food waste - Motherwell Times

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Motherwell Times residents are urged to recycle food waste Motherwell Times The council's weekly food waste collection in Motherwell, Bellshill, Viewpark, Wishaw, Harthill, Shotts and surrounding villages started this week.
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Soaring bill for landfill waste

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Cornwall's tax bill for dumping rubbish in landfill sites has soared by £7m over the last decade.
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A rubbish map

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A global comparison of garbageNOTHING evokes environmental degradation and poverty quite so vividly as pictures of slum-dwelling children scavenging through mounds...
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Biomass for Biofuels, Biochemicals Will More than Triple to 3.7 Billion Tons in 2030

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Recycling the Economy: Turning Trash Into Cash

Recycling the Economy: Turning Trash Into Cash | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
There’s a saying that goes like this: “You haven’t really recycled until you’ve bought recycled products.” This suggests that recycling is only the first step in a broader cycle where re-processing and re-manufacturing also ...
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Pasco Eyeing Recycling Program Changes

Pasco Eyeing Recycling Program Changes | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
A few proposed tweaks to the existing program are hoped to increase participation.
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Landfill on leading edge of composting

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The first composting system of its kind to be installed in California will be firing up in the next few weeks at the Monterey Regional Waste Management District's landfill in Marina.
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Researchers find compost breaks down pathogens - Western Producer (subscription)

Researchers find compost breaks down pathogens Western Producer (subscription) He was intrigued by compost properties that could break down metal but disappointed that weakness in the chain made it necessary for him and his crew to dig into a...
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UMaine opens new campus composting facility | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

UMaine opens new campus composting facility  | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | The New Black Gold... | Scoop.it
The facility will have the potential to convert more than one ton of organic waste per day from campus dining facilities into a rich soil additive that will be used in UMaine landscaping and on university crop fields.
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