Seemingly everything humans do creates waste these days, and farming operations are no exception. Landfill is filling fast, and results in negative environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas creation and pollution of groundwater (e.g. chemicals and nutrients).

Management of waste is not just about getting rid of waste but also about reducing the amount of waste created in the first place and finding ways to reuse, repair, and repurpose ‘waste’ items

Waste Not, Want Not: Managing Waste in the Vegetable Industry