Archive for May, 2018

Supermarket Organic Waste Recycling: 4 World-Class Examples

The United States throws out 133 billion pounds of food a year. Ten percent of that comes from grocery stores. The problem exists because grocery stores overstock, worried about under serving their customers by running out of food. After all, there’s no perfect formula for success. Store managers cannot precisely predict the amount of food they need to purchase from a distributor every time they place an order.

Unfortunately, the result of an overstocked grocery store is a large amount of organic waste—13.3 billion pounds, to be exact. European nations are making moves to divert or prevent organic waste at grocery stores.…