Is Victoria’s food waste bound for landfill?

News from the Victoria’s Times Colonist this week:

“Victoria food scraps may have no place to go but landfill”

City of Victoria worker Paul Vandenboomen picks up kitchen scraps in James Bay. Photograph by: DARREN STONE, Times Colonist

UPDATE: response from Victoria’s city councillors:


“Putting a Dollar Value on Food Waste Estimates”

The Nourishing the Planet blog investigates the cost of food waste in the US:

Here is a direct link to the study by Buzby and Hyman (2012) that is cited in the blog: