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There’s no such thing as food waste

September 22, 2013

The gardeners at the Burnaby and Region Allotment Garden are determined to let no squash go to waste. Twice a week, a driver from Community Angel Food Runners comes by the seven-hecatre south Burnaby greenspace to pick up what the gardeners grow, but can’t eat themselves. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Rising food prices linked to unnecessary waste

December 6, 2012
Rising food prices linked to unnecessary waste

Food prices in Canada are expected to rise between 1.5 and 3.5 per cent next year, though certain foods will likely see much sharper price gains, according to a new report. Global TV BC News

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Richmond breathing sour smell of success for Metro Vancouver’s food scraps program

November 22, 2012

It seems like, for the time being at least, Richmond is paying the price for the success of the entire Lower Mainland’s food waste recycling programs. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Metro Vancouver tries to diffuse potential stink over food waste odours

July 3, 2012

As Metro Vancouver ramps up its kitchen scraps collection program, it’s considering plans to slap organics composting facilities with a “polluter-pay” fee to ensure they don’t stink up the region. A proposed regulatory bylaw, which has been sent to industry and interested parties for feedback, suggests an “emissions fee structure” be developed to recover Metro [...]

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