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Published by The Authority in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English



  • New York (State),
  • Ulster County.


  • Packaging waste -- New York (State) -- Ulster County.,
  • Waste minimization -- New York (State) -- Ulster County.,
  • Consumer education -- New York (State) -- Ulster County.

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Statementprepared for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ... [et al.] ; prepared by Cornell Waste Management Institute, Cornell University.
SeriesNYSERDA report ;, 96-8, Report (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) ;, 96-8.
ContributionsNew York State Energy Research and Development Authority., Cornell Waste Management Institute.
LC ClassificationsTD797.9 .W37 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL633248M
LC Control Number96621359

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  This act aims to reduce food waste by establishing a national, uniform system for food expiration date labels and following through with consumer education. Creating uniform labels while eliminating consumer confusion is an active, essential step toward reducing food waste. The purpose of this Resource Book is to provide you with basic information and ideas on a waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and buying recycled products and packaging programs for your school. The office that is responsible for the oversight and management of solid waste is the likelyFile Size: KB. Private and public stakeholders, supported by foundations, can collectively invest in consumer education efforts that increase awareness, offer tips for extending food shelf life and storing perishables properly, and promote a culture of active waste avoidance. Messaging should appeal to a wide variety of values, including reducing food bills. While source reduction is at the top of the waste management hierarchy established by the West Virginia Legislature: 1) source reduction; 2) reuse, recycle and recover; 3) landfill, it receives the least attention in both public education and in Size: KB.

As consumers, we are very wasteful. Annually, the world generates billion tons of solid is expected to go up to billion by The OECD countries are responsible for 44% of. Reduction of the amount of waste generated at the source is not a new concept. Several in-dustrial firms have established in-house incen-tive programs to accomplish this. One example is the 3P program—Pollution Prevention Pays— of the 3M Corp. Through the reduction of waste and development of new substitute prod-Missing: consumer education. Food Waste Reduction Good Practice Guide for different sectors; Mid-Autumn Festival Green Tips; About Us. About Waste Reduction Website; Contact us; What and Where to Recycle. Waste Paper, Metals, Plastics; Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Including computers) Rechargeable Batteries; Fluorescent Lamps; Glass Bottles; Food Waste. Waste Reduction Through Consumer Education. Final Report - Summary Prepared by: Cornell University Waste Management Institute Center for the Environment Rice Hall Ithaca, New York Principal Investigator: Ellen Z. Harrison. Prepared for. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority 2 Empire State Plaza, Suite Albany, New York

Recycling Lessons and Activities for Students New York State/America Recycles Day November 15 For more information contact: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Solid & Hazardous Materials Bureau of Waste Reduction & Recycling 50 Wolf Road Albany, NY () [email protected] Students involved in waste reduction activities can be environmental stewards for the entire commu­ nity, bringing the idea of waste reduction home, building a stronger community through outreach. Earn National Recognition Schools or school districts implementing or expanding a waste reduction . Waste Reduction; Energy. Gas-to-Energy A good portion of my talk will be looking at consumer education as it relates to the success of single stream because as we get more contamination in the Author: Chrissy Kadleck.   Read the first part of “Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education” Consumer education that creates awareness around food waste consequences combined with information on recognizing and implementing the steps we can take at home to store, preserve, use, and reuse the food we buy, cook, and eat on a daily basis is essential in food waste reduction.