Interested in food waste diversion but don’t know where to start? Here are some resources!
Preventing Food Waste
Food Waste Tool-kit for the Office: Produced by the Rockefeller Foundation, this toolkit provides tips and resources of how to tackle food waste in an office setting.
Food Donation Programs
Food Rescue US: An app-based service that matches would be wasted food and delivers it to food insecure people in your area.
Mid-Ohio Food Bank: With a network over 650 locations, the Mid-Ohio Food Bank accepts nonperishable foods and fresh produce. Learn more about how you can donate food.
Good Samaritan Food Donation Act: Want to donate food but uncertain about the rules and liability? The Good Samaritan Food Donation Act was enacted to encourage companies and organizations to donate healthy food that would otherwise go to waste and be protected from criminal and civil liability.
Food Scrap Collection and Composting Services
Big Hanna Composter: On-site composting equipment for large generators of food waste.
Denali Water Facility: A facility which offers processing of food waste to become fertilizer and energy.
Grind2Energy: Industrial strength on-site food waste grinder, enabling businesses to quickly and easily dispose of all types of food scraps. The food scraps are converted and processed at an anaerobic digestion facility producing energy and fertilizer.
GoZero: Provides convenient food waste compost services and support, transporting your food waste from your residential community or commercial operation to a composter near you.
Innovative Organics: Provides collection services to communities, institutions, food processors, restaurants, schools, retail stores, and other commercial facilities that want to “go green” by reducing or eliminating the organic waste stream they generate and send to the landfill.
Organix Recycling: A national food scraps hauler that offers collection services to large scale generators in Central Ohio.
Price Farms: Ohio EPA Class II compost facility in Delaware, Ohio that accepts clean commercial food for composting.
Other Programs, Policies, and Resources
U.S. EPA WARM Calculator: A tool to assist with tracking greenhouse gas emissions reductions from activities such as anaerobic digestion, composting, and recycling.