Grocer shucks corn into an Agri-Cycle toter bin.

Can My Business’s Food Waste Be Sustainable?

In recent years we’ve seen food waste numbers jump – in 2018 alone, over 103 million tons were generated, according to the EPA. This is an environmental and economic tragedy. Food waste is an epidemic, from producers and manufacturers to grocers, restaurants, and cafeterias. However, this food waste can be disposed of sustainably. Let’s look…

MPBN recognizes new Ecomaine—Agri-Cycle partnership

Patty Wight of Maine Public Radio reports on how Agri-Cycle is partnering with ecomaine to reduce food waste. The USDA estimates that at least 30 percent of the nation’s food supply is wasted. A special machine at Agri-Cycle Energy removes the plastic bags, which are returned to ecomaine to be burned for electricity. The food…

Maine’s NBC Stations Profile Agri-Cycle

WLBZ-TV2’s Kaitlyn Chana visited our Exeter facility to see the de-packager and learn about the services we offer businesses and institutions. Live shots started airing in both Bangor and on WCSH-TV6 in Portland at 5:30am. An early morning for sure! View this segment where Kaitlyn describes the de-packager and benefits to companies like Hannaford Supermarkets that is…