Reduce. Rescue. Recycle.

Since its founding in 1960, BioCycle has advocated closing the loop between healthy soils and healthy food. Today, over one-third of the food produced is wasted. connects you to the tools, innovations and strategies to Reduce wasted food, Rescue edible food and Recycle the scraps to feed soils.

Report From Congressional Food Waste Hearing

“Today’s hearing may be the first time the House Agriculture Committee is publicly engaging on this issue, but it will not be our last,” noted Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway at the recent hearing.

Food Waste Forecast

Those working on solving the global issue of wasted food had a big year in 2015. Will the momentum continue in 2016?

BioCycle Nationwide Survey: Residential Food Waste Collection In The U.S.

BioCycle identified 198 communities with curbside collection of food scraps, representing 2.74 million households spread out over 19 states.

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Food Scraps To Orchard Amendment At Philadelphia Prison Complex

An aerated bay composting system processes postconsumer food scraps from two correctional facilities — providing vocational training for inmates and compost for the prison’s orchard.

Preconsumer Food Scraps To Dairy Feed

San Diego County dairy farm captures more than 720 tons/month of preconsumer organics to feed its herd.

New Solutions For Food Loss And Waste Prevention

Food repurposing or conversion reduces the burden that our food system places upon GHG production and other environmental effects, while helping to improve the diets and economic potential of those in greatest need.

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Residential Food Scraps Drop Off

Tompkins County, New York is utilizing Drop Spots to offer food scraps diversion to residents, an economic option enabling more household participation.

Roadmap To Food Waste Reduction In The U.S.

ReFED study systematically evaluated the food supply and consumption chain to identify scalable solutions to reduce food waste by 20 percent within a decade.

The ReFED Roadmap To Reducing Food Waste

The Roadmap outlines systems for accomplishing a food waste reduction goal of 20 percent in the near term and 50 percent in the next 15 years. The strategy requires further investment — of time, brainpower and dollars.

Flying High With Food Diversion

San Diego International Airport diverts an average of 6 tons/week of food scraps, and serves as a model for other airports.

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Recovery In North Carolina

The basic components of a robust food recovery and recycling infrastructure are emerging in North Carolina. The next step is scaling up.

Wasted Food Pilots Raise Consumer Awareness

Pilot testing of the Food: Too Good To Waste toolkit in 15 communities illustrated that measuring household food waste activated participants’ natural tendency to avoid wasting.

Food Scraps Diversion Goes To School

Beginning with the youngest, more and more residents are learning to source separate organics in Charleston County, South Carolina.

University Ramps Up Food Scraps Diversion

San Diego State University’s latest program expansion covers 20 new food providers and its entertainment and sports venues.

Food Scraps Service For Urban Dwellers

Bootstrap Compost started out collecting household food scraps via bicycles and has expanded into cargo vans and commercial organics.

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Commentary: Law of Food Conservation
Editorial: Year Of Soil — And Food
Evolving Into Food Scraps Composting
Only You Can Prevent Food Waste
Food Was Never Meant To Be Wasted
Evaluating On-Site Organics Management Options
Entrepreneur Connects Generators To AD
Editorial: Circles, Cycles And Loops
Zero Waste At Fort Drum
Sports Teams Build Food Recovery Awareness
Food Scraps Composting At County Yard Trimmings Site
Composting Pilot Expands In North Carolina School District
Sowing The Seed Of Food Security
School District Rolls Out Food Waste Reduction
San Diego Hotel Goes Big On Sustainability
Depackaging Feedstocks For AD And Composting
New York City Organics Collection
The Business Of Community Composting
The Time Is Ripe For Food Recovery
Winning With Zero Waste
Entrepreneurs See Opportunity In Food Scraps Collection
Fresh Look At Zero Food Service Waste
Getting The Public Tuned In To Food Waste Reduction
What Is Waste Food?
Tightening The Belt By Reducing Food Waste
Sustainable Food Management In Action