City Food Waste: A Burgeoning Climate Solution

Mar 15, 2022

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Project Drawdown lists Reducing Food Waste as the number 1 most impactful, plausible, and economically realistic solution to maintain a 2’C temperature rise by 2100. US Cities have stepped up to take on municipal food waste to improve local sustainability, address food gaps in their communities, cut waste disposal costs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Hear from 3 city leaders in the Food Matters Regional Initiative about their strategies, successes, and upcoming plans for limiting food waste in their city.

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Marvin Hayes

Baltimore Compost Collective

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Caroline Howe

DC Department of Small & Local Business Development

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Maddie Keating

Natural Resources Defense Council

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Brittany McPeak

City of Orlando

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