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Health Threat May Keep Incinerators from Turning Trash to Power

Health Threat May Keep Incinerators from Turning Trash to Power | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
New incinerators appeal to cities looking to get rid of garbage and produce renewable power. But local leaders find it tough to weigh sparse evidence on health threats against public opposition

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US Senator Gillibrand Pushes New Legislation To Ban Plastic Microbeads In Personal Care Products

US Senator Gillibrand Pushes New Legislation To Ban Plastic Microbeads In Personal Care Products | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
Standing at the Port of Oswego Marina today (Oct. 27), U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand urged Congress to pass new legislation to ban plastic microbeads in personal care products. There are many ot...

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Donating Wholesome Unsold Food

Donating Wholesome Unsold Food | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it

The USDA will discuss liability concerns and clear up misconceptions that may keep companies from donating food.

The Organic Stream's insight:

"Feeding America estimates that there is still more than 22 billion pounds of food at the retail level that could potentially be donated."


There is still great potential here to recover edible food, and while there are misconceptions to tackle and regulations to navigate, many organisations and companies are donating and sharing their perfectly edible but unsellable food.


Take a listen to episode 9 of The Organic Stream for more on food recovery.

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