Austin restaurants to recycle food waste by 2017

Kalish, Jennifer
May 2013
Waste & Recycling News;5/13/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p0015
Trade Publication
The article reports on a new legislation launched in Austin, Texas which will require all restaurants, grocery stores and other food businesses to compost food scraps by 2017. The legislation, which is expected to change composting and recycling requirements for businesses, is part of the long-term goal of the city to divert 90 percent of its waste from landfills by 2040. The views of restaurant owners and other executives on the legislation are also highlighted.


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