A new plan attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by recycling upto 100,000 tons of food waste a year.

This article titled “Bloomberg set to roll out New York composting plan for food waste” was written by Suzanne Goldenberg US environment correspondent, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 17th June 2013 15.03 UTC

The mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, is preparing to roll out a new composting plan for the city, aimed at diverting some of the 100,000 tons of food scraps that ends up in landfill every year.

Bloomberg, who is due to leave office early next year, has called food waste the “final recycling frontier”. Now it appears New York is moving towards that line, testing pilot projects in some neighbourhoods in preparation for a city-wide composting plan.

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