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Spotlights from ProvidenceEmily Gaylord2020-12-03T10:57:48-05:00
Food makes up 35% of all waste landfilled in Rhode Island. Some is food scraps (think carrot tops, bones, and peels) that could instead be converted to carbon-rich compost to restore soil health, or energy through anaerobic digestion. It also includes edible food that could be consumed by people—helping to tackle food insecurity, which impacts 12% of RI’s population.