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Waste Prevention and Green Building Program
Stephanie Scafa
Waste Prevention &
Green Building Analyst
Atrium Building
99 W. 10th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
Ph: 541-682-5652
Fx: 541-682-5593


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Commercial Food Waste Collection
Welcome to the Love Food Not Waste Program

 Love Food Not Waste Eugene businesses turn food waste into compost and crops   Did you know that each year Eugene puts over 40 million pounds of food waste in the local landfill? Want to do something about it? We did. That is why local garbage haulers, commercial composters, the City of Eugene and area businesses teamed up to make sure that food scraps turn into valuable compost instead of take up space in our landfill. Now it is your turn to do something. Join the Love Food Not Waste campaign and improve our earth while supporting local businesses' bottom line. To learn more about Eugene’s Love Food Not Waste program, see the links below. Let’s Grow!

Sign Up Your Business Today
It’s easy to set up your program and become part of the cycle. Love food in 4 steps:
  1. Contact your garbage hauler to sign up for service.
  2. Schedule a session with your hauler to provide free technical training.
  3. Raise awareness among your staff. See our educational poster.
  4. Start composting!

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Want to know how food turns into compost? Watch a program video.  Want to see who else is loving food not waste? View a list of participating businesses as well as a map! Need to learn how to teach your employees to love food, not waste?  Explore our Employee Training Manual.  Want to connect with us?  Find us on Facebook

Photo of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority University of Oregon 

Did you know a number of UO Sororities are joining Love Food Not Waste? Get on board with compost, just like Alpha Phi-Tau, Alpha Chi Omega, Gamma Phi Beta, and Kappa Delta!

Food Waste
Collected to Date:
Over 4,000 TONS of Compost!

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