Food Waste

eBay Foundation Awards Lloyd EcoDistrict $20,000 Grant

6 Sep 2018

Press Release from the Lloyd Ecodistrict on 9/5/2018

Lloyd EcoDistrict announced today that it is the recipient of a $20,000 grant from the eBay Foundation. The funds will be used to help launch Lloyd Delivers, the Lloyd EcoDistrict-led initiative that promotes upstream and downstream solutions to food waste and hunger starting in the Lloyd neighborhood and at eBay Portland’s Downtown office.

Adapting to the Challenges of Food Waste and Organics Collection

2 Nov 2017

food wasteFood waste and organics collection presents unique challenges for trucks, including high moisture content, low hopper displacement, the "yuck" factor, and difficulty of compaction. Equipment manufacturers are adapting to this change and developing specialized equipment that optimize the waste stream to maximize collection efficiencies.