The IWRC has just announced that the 2018 Midwest Food Recovery Summit will again host an Innovator Lightning Round and his year, with sponsorship from the Center for Business Growth and Innovation, the winner of the 2018 Lightning Innovator Round will walk away with $1,000.
Starting your compost pile was easy, but now you have a few questions. Perhaps one major question...can this be composted? We all know veggie scraps and dry leaves can be added to your compost pile, but what about dryer lint? Don’t worry, the IWRC has you covered!
Is your organization or business doing something incredible to reduce, recycle, or recover food waste? Do you have a great case study that can help others take action? If so, share it with the attendees at the 2018 Midwest Food Recovery Summit, taking place September 11-13, 2018 in Des Moines, IA.
Looking back, 2017 has been a fantastic year. Last year around this time, we looked ahead and shared an upcoming trend that we were excited about: food waste. Now, already a year later, it’s time to look ahead to 2018 and see where food waste is ranking.
As the IWRC opened into the beginning stages of the Iowa Rural Communities Food Waste Reduction Project, we were taking a new and exciting new step in the realm of food waste reduction. The idea of working with whole communities as opposed to a single entity is a very positive step in our mission to reduce unnecessary waste in Iowa.
BioCycle, the leading organics recycling authority, has become the first announced partner for the upcoming Midwest Food Recovery Summit, hosted by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center at the University of Northern Iowa, taking place on September 6-8 in Des Moines, IA.