Food waste study co-authored by UMaine researchers highlighted by The County

The County highlighted a food waste study from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and aided by the University of Maine, Resource Recycling Systems in Michigan and the Center for EcoTechnology in Massachusetts. Researchers analyzed food waste from residences, farms, grocery stores, schools, hospitals, jails and hotels, among other places. Agricultural based research focused on surplus apples, blueberries, corn and potatoes and used data from the UMaine George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions.