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Waste Not, Want Not

By Environmental Protection Agency

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Title: Waste Not, Want Not  
Author: Environmental Protection Agency
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Language: English
Subject: Ecology, Natural resource issues, Environemtal protection
Collections: Environmental Awareness Library Collection
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Publisher: United States Environmental Protection Agency

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Agency, E. P. (n.d.). Waste Not, Want Not. Retrieved from http://worldpubliclibrary.org/


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Excerpt: Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purpose of This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 1. Overview: The Food Recovery and Waste Reduction Hierarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recovering Food to Feed Hungry People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Providing Food to Livestock Farmers or Zoos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recycling Food for Industrial Purposes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Composting Food To Improve Soil Fertility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 2. The Importance of Feeding the Hungry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reducing Hunger in America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Food Recovery to Feed the Hungry Is a “Win-Win” Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 3. Protecting the Environment and Saving Money . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 4. Case Studies of Comprehensive Food Recovery Efforts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larry’s Markets, Seattle, Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Francisco Produce Recycling Program, San Francisco, California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 5. Partnering with Food Recovery Organizations that Feed the Hungry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Types of Food Recovery Aided by Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Services Provided by Food Recovery and Gleaning Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Major National Food Recovery and Gleaning Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 6. Assistance Provided by the Federal Government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . United States Department of Agriculture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joint Project of Departments of Agriculture and Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corporation for National Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Environmental Protection Agency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Department of Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Department of Labor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other Federal Agencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Table of Contents
Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purpose of This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 1. Overview: The Food Recovery and Waste Reduction Hierarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recovering Food to Feed Hungry People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Providing Food to Livestock Farmers or Zoos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recycling Food for Industrial Purposes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Composting Food To Improve Soil Fertility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 2. The Importance of Feeding the Hungry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reducing Hunger in America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Food Recovery to Feed the Hungry Is a “Win-Win” Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 3. Protecting the Environment and Saving Money . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 4. Case Studies of Comprehensive Food Recovery Efforts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larry’s Markets, Seattle, Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Francisco Produce Recycling Program, San Francisco, California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 5. Partnering with Food Recovery Organizations that Feed the Hungry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Types of Food Recovery Aided by Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Services Provided by Food Recovery and Gleaning Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Major National Food Recovery and Gleaning Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 6. Assistance Provided by the Federal Government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . United States Department of Agriculture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joint Project of Departments of Agriculture and Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corporation for National Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Environmental Protection Agency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Department of Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Department of Labor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other Federal Agencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

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