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June 2018

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.

2018 Innovator Lightning Round Winner Will Receive $1,000

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.

May 2018

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!

What Can be Composted

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!

March 2018

Every business has some sort of impact on the environment. Depending on the type of business, that impact can be pretty minimal or very significant.

4 Common Environmental Compliance Risks

Every business has some sort of impact on the environment. Depending on the type of business, that impact can be pretty minimal or very significant.

February 2018

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.

Call for Presentations Open for Midwest Food Recovery Summit

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.

January 2018

December 2017

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.

2018 Food Trends: Bad News for Food Waste

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.

November 2017

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.

Iowa Rural Communities Food Waste Reduction Project: Postville and Chariton

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.

September 2017

In planning and implementing the event, the IWRC knew we wanted sustainability to be at the forefront of our efforts so here are six measures that were taken at the summit to do just that.

6 Sustainability Measures of the 2017 Midwest Food Recovery Summit

In planning and implementing the event, the IWRC knew we wanted sustainability to be at the forefront of our efforts so here are six measures that were taken at the summit to do just that.

August 2017

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center is partnering with the Des Moines Public Schools’ Central Campus’ Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management program to host a cooking competition using food scraps.

Saving Scraps: A Culinary Competition

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center is partnering with the Des Moines Public Schools’ Central Campus’ Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management program to host a cooking competition using food scraps.

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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.

BioCycle Announced as First Partner for the Midwest Food Recovery Summit

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.

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