City Council OKs Measure To Allow Restaurants To Recycle Scraps For CompostingCouncil approved a bill that gives restaurants the option of using a separate dumpster just for food waste that would be turned into compost.
Phila. Lawmakers Move Ahead With Plan To Encourage Restaurants to Compost Their GarbageA bill before City Council "would allow food establishments to get a dumpster for recycling and composting of food waste," explains Phil Bresee, recycling director for the Streets Department.
At Univ. of Pa., A Focus on Wasted Food and What To Do About ItDr. Zhengxia Dou says the amount of food wasted each year is staggering.