Food Waste Diversion Projects Empowered by the Inflation Reduction Act

Eugenia ManwelyanFederal funding made available through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has created new opportunities to reduce emissions and advance food waste diversion.

In Waste Today, GBB Project Manager Eugenia Manwelyan discusses how the IRA plays an essential role in food waste landfill diversion projects, although it is not primarily aimed at waste reduction, by creating funding opportunities catering to the:

  • Expansion of qualified biogas-generating anaerobic digestion systems
  • Reduction of methane emissions from landfill food waste
  • Promotion of on-farm food waste prevention efforts

Read her column on Waste Today’s website: From Landfills to Clean Energy: How the Inflation Reduction Act Empowers Food Waste Diversion Projects