Green efforts of youth gather steam – The Hindu

… at important locations such as Surya Nagar, K. K. Nagar and Palanganatham from where consumers can pick up organic food. Mr. Prasanth is confident of supplying organic food to about 2,000 households by September. Like Maram Madurai, which has taken roots elsewhere as Maram Paramakudi, Maram Perambalur, Maram Coimbatore and Maram Dharmapuri, Organic Good also hopes to expand its wings all over the State in the coming months. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: …

City to push for more organic recycling | Capital New York

… 2030. The city will take comments from the public on the proposal and hopes to enact the measures in the fall, though it would provide a six-month grace period for businesses to comply. The new rules would apply to places like Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden, as well as the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center in the Bronx and more than 100 hotels. The new rules would double the amount of organic waste that’s now collected by the city to roughly …

An apple a day: Recent industry news | Food Dive

… apples its seal of approval, it took less than two weeks for the company that produced them, Okanagan Specialty Fruits, to enter into an acquisition agreement with Intrexon Corp. Thomas R. Kasser, Ph.D., senior vice president and head of Intrexon’s food sector has high hopes for the acquisition. In a press release, Kasser said, “Okanagan is a world leader in the development of fruit-bearing plants to express enhanced, advantageous traits with tremendous potential to revolutionize the …