Denver launches Food Waste Pilot Program with 9 participating local restaurants

by Stephanie Butzer

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) will launch its Food Waste Pilot Program Wednesday.

Certifiably Green Denver, the city’s program that offers free advising services to help business make their practices more green, created the Food Waste Pilot Program to help Denver restaurants prevent wasted food at the source, donate pre-consumer leftovers and recycle food waste via composting.