FRM in the News

September 29, 2023 Sun Journal: Photo: Reducing food waste

September 28, 2023 News Center Maine: Inaugural ‘Food Waste Awareness Week’ in Maine aims to reduce waste

September 25, 2023 WABI5: Gov. Mills proclaimed ‘Maine Food Waste Awareness Week’ from Sep. 25-29

May 17, 2023 Maine Public Radio: Food waste is a climate problem. Here’s how some Mainers are making better use of leftovers. 

March 1, 2023 News Center Maine: Researchers at UMaine study food waste in school cafeterias

January 13, 2023 News Center Maine: How much food waste do you generate? This UMaine experiment is helping raise awareness 

June 15, 2022 Popular Science: The US stinks at composting. Here’s how we can change that.

April 10, 2022 The Maine Monitor: Soil health depends on clean compost, and that requires changes

April 2022 Maine Town and City Magazine: Composting Food Waste (article on pgs. 23-26)

November 2021 Raising awareness, inspiring action and developing tools to help reduce food waste in Maine (Mitchell Center feature)

November 3, 2021 KENNEBUNK POST Posted November 3 Composting company cans curbside collection

August 2021 Lee to offer 8/31 webinar on reducing food waste in Maine (Mitchell Center News)

July 24, 2021 Readfield Launches New Food Recycling Program Saturday

May 2021 ‘Maine food—Too good to waste’: Students lead the way to food waste solutions (Mitchell Center feature)

May 9, 2021 Green Plate Special: New UMaine program helps towns to turn food waste into ‘black gold’

May 3, 2021  AP Covers Mitchell Center Campaign to Reduce Food Waste

May 2, 2021 UMAINE Launches Campaign to Keep Food Out of Landfills

May 1, 2021 UMaine launches campaign to keep food out of landfills

April 30, 2021 DEP Partners with Mitchell Center to Launch Food Rescue MAINE Food Too Good to Waste Campaign

April 30, 2021 Pen Bay Pilot Advances Maine Food Too Good To Waste Campaign

April 27, 2021 Forecaster Reports on Portland Food Rescue Partnership with Mitchell Center

April 25, 2021 Food composting program piloted in Portland

April 22, 2021 Press Herald Reports on Portland Food Recycling Program Partnership with Mitchell Center

April 21, 2021 UMAINE Blackmer Lee Talk with Central Maine About Municipal Food Recycling Projects

April 12, 2021 WABI Reports on Food Waste Solutions Summit

April 9, 2021 Mitchell Center Held a Virtual Meeting to Discuss Food Waste in the State

April 6, 2021 Mitchell Center to Host Food Waste Solutions Summit Friday

April 2020 Helping Maine Businesses Find Food Waste Solutions (Mitchell Center feature)