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Webinar - Recovering Food Waste Through Donation & Recycling

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Participants will learn the significance and consequences of food waste.

What
  • Webinar
When May 02, 2012
from 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
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May 2, 2012

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET

Program

The amount of food wasted in the United States is staggering.  In the U.S. more food ends up in landfills and incinerators than any other material – even more than paper and plastic.  This is especially true for the hospitality sector, where a considerable portion of the budget goes towards buying food – and then disposing of the unused food as waste.  In this webinar, participants will learn how food waste has significant economic as well as environmental consequences, and ways that it can be diverted from the traditional disposal methods and recovered for donation, recycling and composting.

Agenda

  • Introduction
  • Food Waste 101 & The EPA Food Recovery Challenge - Jean Schwab, U.S. EPA National Food Recovery Initiative
  • Prepared Food Donation: A Socially Responsible & Simple Alternative to Throwing Away Surplus Food - Jim Larson, Food Donation Connection
  • Viva Recycling! - Food Scrap Recycling in Las Vegas - Brad Tomm, MGM Resorts International
  • General Q&A / Wrap-up

Registration

Register for this free webinar. Seating is limited.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Hosted by the Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA).

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