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Restaurateurs and business owners are faced with numerous demands on a regular basis – from pleasing customers, to operational logistics, to balancing books, to adapting to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.MetroWest Daily News最近的另一个因素企业亩t consider: establishing and maintaining successful recycling and composting programs. Cardboard, bottles and cans, and food waste from those that generate at least one ton of food material per week, are all items prohibited from disposal per state regulations. Instead, these materials must be recycled or otherwise reduced and recovered. Looking ahead, the state is considering an expansion of its commercial food waste disposal ban that would require businesses and institutions generating half a ton or more of food material per week to divert this waste.

To support businesses and institutions with diversion efforts,RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts(RecyclingWorks) offers free resources to help establish and expand waste prevention, reuse, recycling, and food recovery programs. OurFood Waste Estimation Guidehelps restaurants gauge their generation rate to identify whether they are subject to the existing commercial organics disposal ban. Businesses seeking toComply with the Organics Waste Banmay also benefit from our best management practices for source reduction, donation, and source separation, as well as ourWaste Ban Compliance Tips for Restaurants.

For entities seeking to strengthen or establish new recycling programs, RecyclingWorks offers tips to118金宝搏 in addition toHauler Contracting Guidanceand118金宝app . For those seeking more direct assistance, the team at RecyclingWorks offers no-costtechnical assistanceto provide one-on-one support.

There are many examples of successful restaurants who have implemented recycling and food waste diversion programs. TheGardiner Ale Houseleveraged support from RecyclingWorks to establish a program that diverts 72% of its waste by recycling and collecting food scraps to feed animals. After establishing a recycling and composting program,Clio Restaurantrealized a cost savings on disposal fees. Additionally, theNorthampton Breweryachieved an estimated 95% waste diversion rate by recycling mixed containers, paper, and cardboard in addition to composting food waste.

To speak to a RecyclingWorks recycling and food waste diversion expert, call our hotline:(888) 254-5525or email us