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How to Measure Food Waste

  • The law requires an establishment that generates more than 52 tons of food waste per calendar year to separate and recycle its food waste under specific circumstances.
  • Establishments are encouraged to measure their food waste to confirm whether they are subject this law. 
  • The tools listed below can be used to measure food waste, but establishments are allowed to use other measuring tools.

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