An in-depth environmental and economic assessment was conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in collaboration with Eastern Research Group, on food waste recycling options. This two-part article provides a summary of the study’s findings. A detailed technical presentation of this project’s methods, assumptions and results is available in a publicly accessible EPA report published in 2019 (Morelli, Cashman, et al., 2019). An appendix table, included with Part I , summarizes the most essential assumptions used to generate study results. More >>