News : The need for food waste recycling is out there

Aug 31, 2011

June 3, 2010

Evan Mallett, co-owner and head chef at the Black Trumpet restaurant in Portsmouth, N.H. recently told NPR that he’s long been wanting to compost food scraps, but that there hasn’t been a way. Until now. Rian Bedard, a former San Francisco resident familiar with recycling, moved to the area recently and heard about restaurants struggles with recycling food. Last year, he and a friend started Eco-Movement. They are now contracting with restaurants and taking their waste to facilities, which are breaking down the scraps and selling them to local farmers. Talk about keeping it local! They’re currently working with about 30 area restaurants, and expect that number to grow. So do we!...

Read the full story in Missouri Organic here!

Listen to the whole NPR story here.