Food Waste Stops With Me Shares Resources to Prevent Front of House Customer Plate Waste

Did you know that ⅓ of food produced for consumption is wasted?  Reducing customer plate waste is not only good for the environment - it is also good for your profit margins! Customer plate waste is a unique challenge because we don't always get feedback about why certain items were wasted while others were not. But there are some actions rest...

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Introducing WA PaintCare

Calling Clark County businesses! Have you been hanging on to leftover paint from the upkeep of your business? Recycle it for free! Washington state has developed a paint stewardship law, establishing free paint drop-off locations for your partially used paint. PaintCare, a non-profit organization, was created in 2021 to help plan and operate paint ...

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Food Waste Stops With Me Shares Resources to Prevent Back of House Kitchen Waste

Local Oregon chefs Carlo Lamagna, Magna Kusina; Lisa Schroeder, Mother's Bistro and Craig Haynes FiMi Kingston have a lot to say about food waste prevention. Their perspectives are based on childhood memories and cultural traditions, plus years of cooking in professional kitchens. Minimizing waste in the kitc...

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Simple Actions Can Make Your Holiday Party Sustainable!

At your 2022 holiday party, celebrate sustainability by utilizing Waste Connections' Lending Library. It is no secret that holiday festivities can generate a lot of waste, but Waste Connections provides free trash, recycling, and compost bins for your scheduled event. Waste Connections' Event Planning Guide has instructions for determinin...

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Welcome New AmeriCorps Member, Saré!

Hello! I am Saré Campbell, the newest Americorps member for Clark County Public Health. I will serve as both the Green Business Outreach Coordinator and the Clark County Green Schools Outreach Coordinator.  I grew up in Moultonborough, New Hampshire, where I spent most of my childhood hiking with my family, boating with friends, and cross-coun...

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