Food Waste in America: Facts and Statistics

Food waste in America has skyrocketed in recent years, with 40.7 million tons (81.4 billion pounds) of food waste generated in 2017, according to the…

Resiliency Means Not Letting Anything Go to Waste

How Reinford Farms Turns Waste Into Energy At Rubicon®, we believe it is important to highlight every aspect of our work, from the men and…

How Composting Puts Your Waste to Work

Landfills are the third-largest industrial emitter of methane, a greenhouse gas roughly 30 times more potent than the carbon that comes out of passenger vehicles.…

Compost2020: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Last week I headed to Charleston, South Carolina, to Compost2020, where I had the honor of being selected as a speaker. Put on by the…

How to Reduce Your Thanksgiving Food Waste

Thanksgiving is a time for good food, good company, and good conversation. Unfortunately, 37 million people are food insecure in the United States (almost 11…

Trends in the Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste

Anaerobic digestion of food waste and organics has a long history. While the first known anaerobic digester was built in 1859 in Bombay, India, the…