Some larger restaurants, chain restaurants and grocery stores are now required to separate their food waste from their trash: Restaurants with a floor area of at least 15,000 square feet; Chain restaurants with 100 or more locations in the city that operate under common ownership or control, are individually franchised outlets of a parent business or do business under the same corporate name; and Food retailers (grocery stores) with a floor area space of at least 25,000 square feet.More>>