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Food Marketing Institute: The Power of Food Waste

Food Marketing Institute logoFMI, “The Power of Food Waste,” by Jeanne von Zastrow, Senior Director for Sustainability, Food Marketing Institute.

Our second stop took us to Harvest Power, a company whose vision is to find the highest and best use for the 500 million tons of organic material produced in North America each year. Currently, compostable organic material makes up the largest and heaviest portion of the overall waste stream in the U.S., according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Harvest Power Unveils Cutting Edge Central Florida Organics To Energy Facility

 

 

orlando-sentinel-300x62Orlando Sentinel, “Plant turns Disney food scraps into electricity,” by Kevin Spear. Plus article in print.

wftv-news9WFTV News 9, “New facility turns food waste into clean energy,” by Deneige Broom

orlando-business-journal[1]Orlando Business Journal, “Disney: A place where food scraps are turned into electricity,” by Matthew Richardson

 

 

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waste-management-worldWaste Management World, “Disney to Use Harvest Power’s New 5.4 MW Food Waste to Biogas AD Plant in Florida,” by Ben Messenger