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Source Reduction of Food Waste Guidance
Thursday, March 08, 2018-- Over the course of 2017, MassDEP and RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts engaged stakeholders to develop a new set of best management practices for preventing food waste in commercial kitchens (the top priority according to the US EPA Food Recovery Hierarchy.) The guidance document is now ready and available on the RecyclingWorks website. -- (full text)

The Joint Commission (TJC) to focus on pharmaceutical wastage during surveys beginning January 1, 2018
Friday, January 05, 2018-- The Joint Commission will focus on pharmaceutical wastage of controlled substances as well as hazardous pharmaceutical wastage with a focus on applicable diversion prevention strategies. -- (full text)

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