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Awareness Journalism Q&A
SN&R: Can you give me an overview of the Sierra Health Foundation? Hewitt: The purpose of the Sierra Health Foundation is to promote health and…
it is often difficult to make aspirational bills like SB 1383 a reality, especially in cities and counties across the state with varying degrees of resources and populations. Hard numbers give us an idea how the rollout is really going.
Local haulers will bear the biggest responsibility of SB 1383: namely collecting and disposing of organic waste. What are they already doing? what challenges do they face?
SB 1383 sets aspirational goals for California: to divert 75% of organic waste and reclaim 20% more still-edible food by 2025. But challenges remain in making it work.
SB 1383 sets important statewide goals to reduce organic waste–mostly uneaten food–that goes to our landfills and increase the amount of still-edible food to hungry residents. But challenges to making these goals a reality remain.
SB 1383 is designed to reduce a significant contributor to climate change in California: unused food decomposing in landfills. But there are still problems in terms of making this legislation a reality.
There is a famous scene in the 1967 movie “The Graduate.” A middle-aged man tells a young and distracted Dustin Hoffman at a party: “I…
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