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​​​​Food Waste & Composting Education Program​​​​

Stay tuned, applications will be accepted soon.

​Did you know that 40 percent of all food in America is wasted and that a four-person family can lose about $1,500 a year on wasted food?

This FRE​E, one-year program will provide food waste and composting education, training, and access to a compost service for residents living in food deserts and COVID-19-impacted areas in the City of Phoenix. Participants will learn how to decrease food loss and waste through practical and usable tips for your household, such as better food purchasing, storing food practices, meal planning tools, and composting. By adopting better practices, you can save money and reduce your carbon footprint. 

Participants will: 

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Why is managing food waste important?

  • Food waste in landfills creates methane gas and contributes to climate change. 

  • Lost opportunities for healthful eating.

  • Reducing food waste adds money to your pocket.

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