RELATIVELY MAINTENANCE-FREE: WASTE REDUCTION
- Waste Disposal Choices. BENDALL, DAN // Food Management;Feb2009, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p54
The article focuses on waste disposal for the food service industry. It is stated that disposers and pulpers are two types of kitchen equipments that can be helpful in reducing waste in food production. Garbage grinders or waste disposers grind food waste into small particles which are then...
- Biodegradable Alternatives. // FoodService Director;5/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p18
The article reports on the change being implemented by Vinnie Livoti, director of food services at Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina. Livoti is in the process of examining what his operation, he serves about 5,000 people per day, can do to reduce waste. Livoti speaks about the importance...
- RECOVERING COMPOSTABLES AT IOWA FESTIVALS. Codner, Shelene // BioCycle;Jan2001, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p38
Features three Iowa agencies that took advantage of special events and launched waste reduction and diversion initiatives in each of their respective service areas. Butler County Solid Waste Commission; Bluestem Solid Waste Agency in Cedar Rapids; Clinton County Area Solid Waste Authority.
- Holding pattern. Wiley, Walt // Waste News;08/16/99, Vol. 5 Issue 14, p1
Reports on the inability of cities and counties in California to meet their mandate to reduce garbage going into landfills in 2000. Evidence of growing disinterest towards recycling by individuals; Plans to implement programs that focus on organic waste and construction and demolition waste.
- Change of plans. Gynn, Ann M. // Waste News;01/31/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 37, p3
Reports on the Minnesota Office of Environmental Affairs' solid waste management strategies. Withdrawal of an original plan to ban all municipal solid waste from landfills; Proposal of a ban on unprocessed trash after 2008; Collaboration with the private sector to reduce packaging and other...
- Picking time. // Waste News;06/12/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p8
Editorial. Argues that the Massachusetts Coalition to Reduce Waste has noble but unattainable notions on how the state can reduce waste. Objections to Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci's possible lifting of the state's landfill and incinerator moratorium; Amount of thrash exported annually...
- Newark, N.J., steps up solid waste enforcement. Duff, Susanna // Waste News;10/09/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 20, p4
Reports on Newark, New Jersey's enhancements of its solid waste enforcement efforts. City's hiring of health inspectors to oversee waste and recycling facilities; Part of a three-pronged effort to minimize the city's litter and waste problems.
- N.C. task force targets business. McMullen, Cheryl A. // Waste News;02/12/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 37, p1
Reports that a Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, task force is developing a plan that would mandate the separation of mixed office paper and cardboard from solid waste generated by county businesses. Failure of a program to encourage county businesses to voluntarily recycle; County...
- Shedding weight. // Waste News;02/12/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 37, p1
Presents projections concerning Mecklenburg County, North Carolina's waste reduction efforts.