Connecticut’s First High-Tech Food Waste Recycler Set To Come Online

Connecticut’s First High-Tech Food Waste Recycler Set To Come Online

(WNPR, 2/20/17)

In 2013, Connecticut’s legislature passed a law requiring some businesses to recycle old food, but the rule has a catch: it only applies if a certified recycler is nearby — and able to take it. The idea was to jumpstart a market for organic recycling in Connecticut. And now, more than three years later, the first of those new recyclers is set to come online.

Inside Quantum Biopower in Southington, Brian Paganini and I stood near a giant pit filled with taco shells, old hot chocolate powder, pasta, graham crackers, and lots of other old and expired food.

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