Mitchell Delicatessen, East Nashville’s Neighborhood Deli is known for their turkey avocado sandwich, but did you know that they are excelling in their fight to reduce food waste?
Increasing Compost at Music City Center
Music City Center, a 2.1 million square foot facility, is located in the heart of downtown Nashville. The award-winning convention center is LEED Gold certified and maintains its commitment to advance sustainable practices throughout the building. Since opening in 2013, one of MCC’s key green initiatives has been food waste reduction.
Food Waste 101
Did you know that an estimated 40% of all the food produced in our country goes uneaten? Of the food that goes uneaten, around 98% of that ends up in landfills, with nearly 80% of that waste occurring at consumer-facing businesses (restaurants and grocery stores) and in homes.
Greening the Kitchen
Home-cooked meals and an empty trash can. Read this intriguing article by Heidi Rupke in the edible Memphis magazine, about greening your kitchen.