Category: The Big Picture

Waste Less Food: Feed More People! A Collaborative Networking Event

GreenStar Community Projects hosted its 20th Networking Session on Monday July 10, 2017, in collaboration with Friendship Donations Network, Recycling and Materials Management of Tompkins County, and Cornell Cooperative Extension. Entitled “Waste Less Food, Feed More People!,” this event was focused on preventing food waste in Tompkins County and utilizing good food by channeling it […]

Category: The Big Picture

Waste Less Food: Feed More People!

Join the movement to avoid wasting good food – by getting it to the people who need it!  In this session, GreenStar Community Projects (GSCP) has partnered with leading food recovery efforts, featuring  Friendship Donations Network and  Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management  decades of experience. This networking session includes a panel of experienced speakers, and round table […]

Category: Food & Eating

Food Scrap Recycling Drop Off Locations

From CCE-Tompkins County: On SUNDAYS from 10:00AM to 2:00PM ONLY, the CCE-Tompkins parking lot is a staffed “drop spot” for the Tompkins County Solid Waste Food Scraps Recycling Program.  During this time ONLY, bring your collected food scraps and give them to the Tompkins County Solid Waste attendant in our parking lot for recycling. At […]

Category: Food & Eating

Tips to save money and reduce food waste

From Tompkins County Solid Waste: Did you know the average American household throws away more than a quarter of all food purchases? Watch our new video, starring celebrity chef Emma Frisch, for helpful tips on reducing food waste in your home. The video was made possible with a grant from New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I). Image […]