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.
We are excited to kick off 2018 with the announcement that the second Midwest Food Recovery Summit will be held September 11-13, 2018 in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.
We are honored to share that the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) is a recipient of the U.S.
The 2018 STAR4D Training and Certification Guide is now available to view and download.
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.
Many of IWRC’s food waste reduction projects focus on helping certain industries reduce their food waste but from September 2016-October 2017, efforts had a larger frame in mind - Iowa co
Last month we talked a bit about the importance of getting an On-Site Review every two years and we were excited to have some of you get a repeat review scheduled with us! Along those same lines, this month we’re focusing on a specific regulation that saw some changes earlier this year – the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
Via UNI Panther Caucus
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.
As the Iowa Green Brewery Certification program nears the one year anniversary of its launch, we are proud to announce that it has received the Commitment to Iowa Award from the Iowa Recy