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Bay Area Leading Sustainable Food Efforts
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The City has long been a leader in the reduction of food waste.

Volunteer Food Runners deliver about10 tons of leftover food per week from businesses such as restaurants and bakeries to shelters, soup kitchens and senior centers, providing local food-insecure families with more than 2,000 meals every day.

And in 2009, city officials passed a law requiring all households and businesses to discard food waste in a separate bin for compost.



Read more at the San Francisco Examiner: http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/2012/06/bay-area-leading-sustainable-food-efforts#ixzz1x1UAwb4X

http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/2012/06/bay-area-leading-sustainable-food-efforts

 

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