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N.Y. Mayor Plans New Recycling Rules For Large Scale Food Companies, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:22 pm

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed requiring large-scale commercial food establishments to separate organic waste. The city laid out a plan to send zero waste to landfills and reduce waste disposal by 90 percent relative to 2005 levels, by 2030. The proposal would impact all food service establishments in hotels with 150 or more rooms; all food service vendors in arenas and stadiums with seating capacity of at least 15,000 people; food manufacturers with a floor area of at least 25,000 s.f.; and food wholesalers with a floor area of at least 20,000 s.f. Businesses covered by this proposal would be given the option to arrange for collection by a private carrier, transport organic waste themselves or compost on-site in an in-vessel composting or aerobic or anaerobic digestion system. The first wave of the proposed designation will not include restaurants, grocery stores, fast food establishments or caterers, but the administration will propose adding these businesses under future rule making as regional processing capacity expands…

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DennyMike’s Sauces and Seasonings of Maine is seeking a strategic partner to grow the company into a larger regional brand or a national brand. Owner Denny Mike Sherman said he is looking for a company or group that has a retail background and “knows how to build a brand. I believe we can be a very good fit for an entity looking to grow by acquisition.” If interested, contact Sherman at 207-251-0023 or [email protected].

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