Read about the City of Austin, Texas hopping on board and being the first American city to pass a law requiring restaurants to donate or compost uneaten food. Under the new law, all businesses that serve food-including restaurants, certain shops, farmer’s markets, and even sites involved in its preparation and processing-are forbidden from throwing away leftovers and scraps. The City of Austin’s goal is to be zero waste by 2040. From Kelly Richman-Abdou at My Modern Met.
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