Supermarket Waste: Where Does It Go?

Read the full story at Earth911.

At some point, you have probably found yourself in a grocery store wondering what happens to the overripe bananas or the holiday-themed sheet cakes that do not sell. All of those things can’t end up in the trash, can they?

In the past, that might have been the case. However, organic food waste recycling is an up-and-coming industry that provides supermarkets an alternative to sending their unusables to landfills.

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Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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