How RIT researchers are closing the loop on wasted food

Food is about much more than what’s on our plates. How we make it, grow it, transport it, eat it, and even throw it out has real, lasting impacts on our world. A team of researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) are exploring the industrial and natural systems behind food and finding new ways to make them sustainable by minimizing and recycling food waste. In the United States, as much as 20 percent of the country’s energy is spent on food in some way, largely due to inefficient industrial…

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