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NRDC explanation of legislation passed by Congress in 2015 to extend a tax deduction for businesses that donate food to a food bank or other charitable organization.
How to conduct a food waste assessment - US EPA
Industry standards with training requirements how-to by the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services
ReFED guide for reducing food waste
How to make and use compost at home. Washington Organic Recycling Council
White paper on compost and long-term soil health impacts on agriculture and food.
A USCC document to assist yard waste composting facilities in expanding operations to include food residuals
State of Oregon DEQ briefing paper on the food waste hierarchy
How to buy and use compost. Dept of Ecology State of Washington
Agriculture as a Solution to Climate Change
a one-stop resource for institutions to review and source in-vessel and on-site composting technologies.
Analysis of relative success of different techniques for re-vegetating roadside soils after construction at different locations in Nebraska. University of Nebraska, NDOT