Businesses in Metro area generating larger amounts of food will begin separating that from garbage
Overall, about a third of the world’s food is thrown away. Locally food is the biggest component of what gets thrown away – enough food to fill 5,000 long-haul trucks a year. Some of that comes from our homes, but more than half of it comes from businesses. Metro and local governments adopted food waste requirements to address this environmental issue. KINK’s Peggy La Point spoke with Holly Stirnkorb, a Principal Planner at Metro, to talk about the Business Food Scraps Separation Requirement.
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