Organics Recovery

Food scraps, industrial organics, compostable packaging, or yard waste, organic waste can become a valuable resource when properly managed through prevention, donation, or recovery. RRS assists municipalities, product manufacturers, retailers, institutions, and others throughout the value chain to plan, process, and make decisions for better management of organic waste.

RRS Services

Collection & Processing Feasibility TruCycle: Product & Packaging Compostability Assessment
Waste Assessments Market Insights & Data Analytics
Facility Design & Economics Supply, Feedstock & End Market Studies
Food Waste & Organics Policy Expert Testimony
Program Assessment & Planning Financial Due Diligence & Capital Referrals
Commercial/Institutional Food Waste Diversion Compostable Product Market Insights/Advocacy
Communications, Collateral Development & Training Infrastructure Development
Co-Digestion & Anaerobic Digestion Feasibility  & Planning Local Food Systems & Community Composting

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Project Examples

Washington DC: Evaluation of feasibility for diverting commercial and industrial food waste to the local wastewater treatment plant including waste stream and technology evaluations, technical and financial feasibility analysis, as well as financing, implementation and policy recommendations.

Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO): Analysis and development of a comprehensive roadmap to reduce and divert food waste in the central Ohio area, including stakeholder engagement and facilitation, and assessing the feasibility of a centralized composting facility.

National Resource Defense Council (NRDC): Assessment of existing food scrap recovery infrastructure in Denver, including mapping areas with recovered feedstock potential and providing recommendations for improvement.

ReFED: National economic study and action plan developed from food waste generation and disposal research, geospatial analysis of food waste/loss within the value chain, and development of solution set criteria.