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Keep Food Out of Landfills

NEWMOA partnered with waste management authorities in rural areas of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to provide support and training on reducing the disposal of food as waste – specifically through food waste reduction, composting, and donation from 2017 to 2019. The goals of this Project were to reduce the generation of wasted food; increase recovery and donation of edible food; and expand home composting of food waste that cannot be reduced.

NEWMOA and its partners:

  • Published a series of outreach handouts and guidance documents
  • Hosted stakeholder workshops and a national webinar

The Project materials are based upon work supported by the Rural Utilities Services, United States Department of Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Rural Utilities Services. The views expressed on this webpage do not necessarily reflect those of NEWMOA, USDA, the Project Partners, or the NEWMOA member-states.

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Program
Materials Management

Years Active
2017-2019

NEWMOA Contact
Jennifer Griffith