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Composting

Composting takes materials we often consider general waste and produces a material highly valuable for soil. What is composting?  Composting is the break down (decomposition) of organic material such as food and garden waste by microorganisms in the presence of oxygen, providing a nutrient-dense resource for enhancing soil quality. Why compost? It diverts food waste …

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Food waste

What do we mean by food waste? Food waste refers to food discarded at the retail or consumer level of the food system, such as produce failing to meet size/shape standards required by retailers. Food loss occurs before the retail system, for example arising from inadequate storage or poor handling processes. When it comes to …

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