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Effective Steps to Launch a Food Scraps Diversion Program for Businesses

About this event

Join food waste experts from New York State Pollution Prevention Institute on September 28, 2021 at 1:30PM (EDT). The 1.5 hour virtual event will breakdown key aspects of building a diversion program. Representatives from NYSDEC will also be available during the event to answer questions about the upcoming Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law.

Topics include:

  • Establishing a program with employee buy-in
  • Addressing contamination
  • Evaluating available solutions
  • Sustaining success over time
  • Opportunities for funding and technical assistance

Who should attend?

This 90-minute webinar is ideal for individuals looking to start or build upon food scrap diversion programs at their business or institution.  

Hosted by

  • Team member
    Missy Hall

    Missy Hall is the Sustainable Food Program Manager and a Senior Pollution Prevention Engineer at NYSP2I. She utilizes her years of experience in lean systems, sustainability, and food waste management to assist businesses and organizations through technical support, outreach, and education.

  • Guest speaker
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    Molly Trembley Environmental Engineer @ NYSDEC

    Molly is a Professional Engineer at NYSDEC, working primarily on statewide organics reduction and recycling programs. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University at Buffalo. She is currently focused on the implementation of the Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling law.

  • Guest speaker
    Ava Labuzetta Pollution Prevention Engineer @ NYSP2I

    Ava Labuzetta is a Pollution Prevention Engineer at the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT. Her work focuses on food system sustainability, and she works closely with municipalities and businesses across the food supply chain to both prevent food waste, and divert it from landfill.

RIT Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) is a global leader in sustainability education and research. We partner with business and government sponsors to solve complex, systemic problems. Much of our work aims to make industry more sustainable.