Governor Cuomo Announces $4.3 Million in Grants to Reduce Food Waste, Help Hungry New Yorkers and Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Posted to Applied Web NY on Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:13

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced grants totaling more than $4.3 million for 111 projects across the state that will help prevent hunger and reduce the disposal of food waste though food donation and recycling. The grants will support efforts by municipalities and organizations, such as pantries and soup kitchens, to help divert scraps for recycling and reduce the amount of organic waste by redirecting excess, edible food to New Yorkers struggling with food insecurity.

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