Food Waste

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

City Diverts Tons Of Food Waste From Landfills

The city says more than 2,500 tons of New York restaurant food waste has been diverted from landfills in the past six months — for use as compost, or donations to food banks.


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Report: Bloomberg Plans Food Waste Compost Program That Could Become Mandatory

If Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way, you might have to start separating food scraps out from your trash.


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Columbia: No, Students Are Not Consuming $5,000 Worth Of Nutella A Week

Reports that Columbia University students were stealing $5,000 worth of Nutella a week are greatly exaggerated, according to the university.