Thanks to David P. Hott from NCRA Board of Directors for this information:
Newly introduced in Congress, the Zero Food Waste Act would establish local programs in communities like ours that invest in preventing food waste and keeping it out of landfills. Food is too valuable to waste, and we need to take action now. Join me and World Wildlife Fund, and ask your member of Congress to cosponsor the Zero Waste Food Act.
The Zero Waste Food Act of 2021 achieves at least these goals:
- gets food into the hands of the food insecure
- gets compostable organics out of landfills, thereby reducing methane