The EPA has released a food recovery hierarchy that helps businesses reduce their output of organics. Under the federal Good Samaritan Act, businesses of any type and size can legally redirect foods to feed hungry people, hungry animals, industrial uses, and soil amendments before opting for landfill disposal.
ZWS ORGANICS SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Providing a visual or detailed analysis to understand baseline waste measurements, composition of organic discards, and diversion capabilities
- Utilizing the EPA hierarchy of food donations with added federal tax benefits
- Educating employees and janitorial staff on proper diversion techniques
- Negotiating hauling contracts with competitive bidding
Please contact us for consulting services.