Xconomy’s Jeff Engel explores the chicken-and-egg conundrum of communities that want to divert food scraps from landfills yet lack the capacity to do so. Harvest Power’s CEO Christian Kasper provides the path forward “to break that deadlock” and support North America with the infrastructure it needs to recycle organic waste. Read the article.
“Christian Kasper wants your garbage. To be more specific, the new CEO of Waltham-based Harvest Power wants your discarded foods, politely known in the business as organic waste.” by Jon Chesto, Boston Globe. Read the whole enchilada.
This July 1, 2015 marks the date when the food waste ban in the Metro Vancouver region of BC has some teeth. If you live in the lower mainland, be sure to sort those scraps this Canada Day (and beyond)!
For news and support, check out:
- Global BC Jon Azpiri and Elaine Yong’s video, “What happens to Metro Vancouver food scraps?“
- The Province‘s Carey Bermingham’s piece, “By the Numbers: Metro’s food scraps ban kicks into penalty phase“
- Metro Vancouver‘s guide to food scrap recycling
For residents looking for easy tips for sorting scraps, check out our “3 Tips for Successful Sorting” video – easy peasy.