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on turning table scraps into energy:
• 2,300 companies provide food scraps.
• 30 million tons of food waste go to landfills each year.
• The utility processes 100 to 200 tons of food scraps a week.
• Food scraps provide enough to power for 1,300 to
• If the utility secured all 1,800 tons of scraps from
commercial enterprises in the region, it could power
• 50% of U.S. food waste could power 2.5M homes.