New Regulations in California Brought More Haulers into the Food Recovery World

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New Regulations in California Brought More Haulers into the Food Recovery World

By Cole Rosengren, Waste Dive
Photo credit: Republic Services

Photo credit: Republic Services

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In the nearly two years since California's commercial organics diversion mandate took effect, it has created unique opportunities for waste and recycling service providers to step outside their comfort zones. For Republic Services, that has meant partnering with food recovery organizations and advising customers about donation potential when conducting waste assessments. Last year, the company facilitated the recovery of more than 300 tons of edible food.

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Keywords: Environment | California | Corporate Social Responsibility | Food Finders | Food Recovery | Nonprofits | Partnerships | Recycling | Republic Services | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Social Impact & Volunteering

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