Krista L. Thyberg

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Food waste has major consequences for social, nutritional, economic, and environmental issues, and yet the amount of food waste disposed in the U.S. has not been accurately quantified. We introduce the transparent and repeatable methods of meta-analysis and systematic reviewing to determine how much food is discarded in the U.S., and to determine if(More)
Waste management is a complex task involving numerous waste fractions, a range of technological treatment options, and many outputs that are circulated back into society. A systematic, interdisciplinary systems management framework was developed to facilitate the planning, implementation, and maintenance of sustainable waste systems. It aims not to replace(More)
Typically, a switch to single stream recycling is often accompanied by other programmatic or collection process changes such as adding more recyclable materials, moving to Pay-As-YouThrow, or automating collection. Here, all aspects of the Town waste program remained the same except for the mode of recyclables collection (although the definition of(More)
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