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Well how about you answer a few short questions so we can point you to the strategies that may best solve your needs.

Answer each question to the best of your ability, by selecting only ONE of the multiple choice selections. The info icons are available at the end of each question to provide further clarify any questions you may have and help inform your answer selection

Does Your Restourant Generates Waste ?
What Kind Of Food Waste Do You Have ?
What is the square footage of your restourant?
Are You A Chain Franchise?
Do You Already Compost?
Do You Storage For Food Waste?
If You Have To Choose , What Would We More Open To Implimenting?
What is the most you willing to pay on monthly basis for a food scrap collection? Price Showen in USD.

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City Harvest

Free

They will provide clear, food-grade plastic bags for you to package your donation. You’ll receive receipts and annual reports tracking how many pounds you’ve donated. They arrange pickup free of charge. Visit site for more information

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In Our Hearts

Free

This service supplies community fridges around the city. Make sure donated foods exclude food scraps and spoiled food. Food can be picked up same-day or with more advanced notice.

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Peat Farming

Depends on size of restaurant

Peat provides bins to restaurants for discarding food scraps, to be picked up at the curb, and brought to their local mushroom farming facility. The team then turns your food scraps into fresh mushrooms within a few weeks, which can be supplied back to restaurants as fresh produce.

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BK ROT

Depends on size of restaurant

BKROT organizes a site visit to assess your needs. Bins are provided for a fee, but they also accept any bin that’s designated exclusively for food waste, if the restaurant already has one. Provides signage and training materials for staff. Haulers on bikes pick up waste weekly or biweekly. Services North and Central Brooklyn exclusively.

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GREENFEEN ORGANIX

Depends on size of restaurant

There are six different service plans to choose from. Businesses are provided 5-gal bins (quantity dependent on volume of organics waste) and follow the “bokashi method” to encourage fermentation of food, and a pickup schedule is organized with GreenFeen. Pickup is done by microhaulers on bikes. Educational opportunities are provided along with multiple modes of communicating if problems or questions arise.

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Too Good to Go

An annual fee for use and a small commission (~$1.79) on each sale. Exact pricing dependent on business

Register your business on the app, and indicate how much surplus food you have to give. Set aside your surplus to be picked up by a customer. Then, at the pickup time, the customer shows their digital receipt and you hand over the food.

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New York Common Pantry

Free

Prepared and semi-prepared foods might be provided in large and small food containers, such as aluminum, plastic or metal pans covered securely with a lid. Non-prepared and packaged grocery items, including bread, might be provided in boxes or bags.

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Reclaimed Organics

$45 pick-up fee plus $15 per bin up to 5 bins. 20% off any bins over initial 5.

Offers weekly collection of compostable material to small businesses in Manhattan neighborhoods south of 75th Street. Pickups will be on the same day of the week each week, generally between 10 AM - 3 PM. Each week, on the day before your scheduled pickup, you have the option to confirm or skip collection. Services restaurants on a case-by-case basis.

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Vokashi

For monthly pickups, $100/mo. For weekly pickups, $433/mo. There is a non-refundable, $15 Annual Bucket Fee for each bucket at a subscriber location. A Collection Fee of $60.00 applies to any Pickup of 6 buckets or less.

Businesses are provided 5-gal bins (quantity dependent on volume of organics waste) and follow the “bokashi method” to encourage fermentation of food. Bins are picked up and replaced on a weekly or monthly basis.

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DonateNYC

Free

May be time intensive! All donated food packages need to contain allergen information. Food can be picked up or dropped off. Make sure donated foods exclude food scraps and spoiled food. Visit site for more information

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