Metro Vancouver Organics Waste Ban – Resource Guide

Keeping food and food waste out of the garbage will be mandatory for all Metro Vancouver residents, businesses and institutions in 2015.

Closing the Loop with Organics Recycling: A Practical Guide for Restaurant and Food Service Operators offer kitchen-tested ideas and solutions developed by the Green Table Network to help you design, implement an organics recycling program.

Food and food waste are often referred to as organics or green waste, and include fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, dairy items and eggs, as well as baked goods and prepared, processed and frozen foods. Full-service and quick-service restaurant organics also include plate scrapings, paper napkins and bags, uncoated paper cups and plates, coffee filters and tea bags, wooden utensils, chopsticks, stir sticks and toothpicks.

Learn more about the Organics Waste Ban HERE.