Food waste provides an opportunity for New York City to place itself on the cutting edge of waste recycling.
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Our new mayor should let our environmental actions do the talking for the next eight years. It would be a refreshing change.
Composting is good for the planet, and it can be profitable. New Yorkers should be required to separate compostable materials along with recycling.
The pandemic should be teaching us the importance of public health, environmental protection and scientific analysis; which should lead us to preserve rather than pollute the planet.
The coronavirus pandemic provides mandatory lessons in sustainability.
Riyana Razalee, a current student in the MS in Sustainability Management program, is building from the ground up a career in agriculture and food systems.
Nearly 40 percent of all food goes uneaten in the U.S. Environmental policy alumni examine the impacts of food waste and how we can make a difference.
Even though some food is never eaten, the carbon emissions to grow it still end up in the atmosphere. Reducing waste is crucial to fighting climate change.
New York’s food waste program is not perfect, but it is an excellent example of the steady progress that we are making to create a more sustainable city.
Evelyn Reis is a student in the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program and is returning to school after almost 30 years at the NYC Department of Sanitation.