Dec 10

Save More Than Food

Posted on December 10, 2020 at 4:28 PM by Mila Susnjar

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Last month we mentioned that ReWorks is not the only solid waste management authority/district in Ohio. We all share the same goal – to reduce and manage what goes to landfills – but often we accomplish this goal with different services and programs.

Over the last few years, ReWorks has been working on solutions and sharing information about food waste with other solid waste management authorities/districts from all over the state. Building and sharing a similar message creates unity and lays a strong foundation for any message. Food waste as you most likely know is a significant contributor to landfills.
You might have recently seen some ads with the message “Save More Than Food.” The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) created this campaign that we are sharing with residents of Summit County. It has been in Summit County newspapers, social media ads and posts, as well as articles.

Our plans for the next few years include dealing with food waste – on many different levels. Since ReWorks serves Summit County residents (i.e. you!) we would like to hear your opinion. We have a survey (approximately 6 questions) that we anticipate would take about 4-5 minutes of your time. Your answers are anonymous and will only be used to help us craft resources, services, and programs for you.  Here's the link to the survey to help!
Sep 04

04/01/18 - Diverting Food Waste from the Landfill

Posted on September 4, 2020 at 5:32 PM by Jacob Smith

So, we thought we'd share with you how 2017's Grow Green Food Scrap Compost Giveaway winners did with their gardens. Recipients from 2017 included:

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Sep 04

12/01/18 - Food Waste

Posted on September 4, 2020 at 12:05 PM by Jacob Smith

We've all read in the news about food waste. What resources were consumed to produce wasted food, how food in landfills contributes to methane emissions, and that despite all this excess food, how 42 million Americans live with food insecurity.

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Sep 03

06/01/19 - Grow Green Garden Update

Posted on September 3, 2020 at 12:40 PM by Jacob Smith

ReWorks goal is to reduce what goes to our landfills. One such way to do this, is to reduce food scrap and food waste from going to the landfill. 

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