The web has vast resources that will help
support your waste reduction and sustainability efforts. Here are a few links
that can provide you with data, information and inspiration to keep your
programs moving forward.
Biodegradable Products Institute. www.bpiworld.org Is it compostable? Is it biodegradable?
What’s the difference? This site is an invaluable resource for organizations
planning to use compostable disposables in their operation.
Find A Composter. www.findacomposter.com A directory of composting facilities
throughout North America.
Help Me Compost. www.helpmecompost.com Nationwide
list of composting and organic collection companies. Latest industry information
as reported by composting and collection professionals.
Cornell Waste Management Institute. www.cwmi.cornell.edu/resources
Cornell education program includes research,
outreach, training and technical assistance with a focus on composting.
Biocycle Magazine. www.jgpress.com Publication focused on the latest news and trends in
composting and recycling.
U.S. Composting Council.
www.compostingcouncil.org National non-profit trade and professional
organization which promotes the recycling of organic material.
Compostable Disposables. www.ciwmb.ca.gov/foodwaste/compost/biodegrade.htm A listing of manufacturers of compostable
products (mostly disposable food wares) compiled by California Integrated Waste
Lean Path, www.leanpath.com, a technology company providing food waste tracking systems to the
hospitality, foodservice and restaurant industries.
National Restaurant Association Conserve Initiative. www.conserve.restaurant.org An initiative that promotes sustainability in
Green Restaurant Association. www.dinegreen.com An organization which helps restaurants
become more environmentally sustainable.
Green Lodging News. www.greenlodgingnews.com An online publication focused on
environmental issues that relate to the lodging industry.
Environmental Defense Fund. www.edf.org An organization dedicated to finding and
supplying environmental solutions.
EPA. www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/organics/food/index/htm A recap of information and links about food
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