On Tuesday, members of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT talked about ways to consume 100% of the food grown in our country and around the world. Food waste has potentially higher biogas than any other sources like agriculture and wastewater sludge.Read More »
Key stakeholders across state to gather at RIT to explore cost-effective strategies and solutions.Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, housed in Sustainability Institute Hall, lists nine different laboratories. But one that’s not on the list is the biggest of all – the building itself. With power or heat or both produced by a phosphoric acid fuel cell, wind turbines, solar panels, and a geothermal well, the building has more ...Read More »
- Buffalo Zoo: Teaching K-12 Pollution Prevention through Video, Art, and Sciences, Phase II will build on the Buffalo Zoo’s previous Pollution Prevention through Art project, including rain barrel painting and single-use plastic bag art, by increasing student participation in the program and adding an informative video program.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced $4 million in grant funding for generators of excess wholesome food and food scraps to expand their capacity to donate wholesome food or divert it to organics recycling facilities. An estimated 40 percent of the food produced in the United States goes uneaten while about 2.5 million New Yorkers are food insecure.Read More »
- NYS Restaurant Association Educational Foundation: The Restaurant Food Waste Project aims to help state restaurants become more aware and committed to the critical issue of managing food waste. This project will promote the importance and strategies of food waste management while at the same time supporting increased restaurant profitability.