US EPA awards Roots Team for Reducing Food Waste

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  awarded Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival a Certificate of Achievement for food waste diversion from landfills. Roots & Rhythm’s Sustainability Team, headed by Stu and Cheryl Badner, oversee the festival’s waste diversion and recycling for the no-charge music and arts event each year. The festival is now considered “zero waste,” and the Badners report each year since the event was founded in 2006, less and less festival…

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3rd Green Award for Roots & Rhythm

(Honesdale, October 1, 2016)…For the third time, Honesdale Roots & Rhythm has received a Waste Watcher Award from the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP). This latest applauds the festival for Outstanding Achievement from both PROP and the Keystone chapter of SWAN (Solid Waste Association of North America). Specifically, the 2016 Waste Watcher Award honors the recipients “for outstanding commitment to recycling, waste reduction and reuse in the state of Pennsylvania” for efforts in 2015. “These…

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