Gallery: NYC Food Waste Challenge Announces 2,500 Tons of Trash Diverte...

Mayor Bloomberg’s NYC Food Waste Challenge reached a major milestone recently with the announcement that the city diverted over 2,500 tons of food from landfills in the past six months. The voluntary composting program, which consists of over 100 participating restaurants, aims to divert 75 percent of all solid waste from landfills by 2030. Bloomberg also discussed plans to expand the program to include other large businesses such as hotels and stadiums.

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