VA Pilots Recycling, Composting Programs

The Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) of the Department of Veterans Affairs is piloting two initiatives it says should keep nearly 600,000 pounds of kitchen waste out of landfills in 2012.

A 30-day cooking oil recycling pilot program was launched on January 18 with VCS partnering with Quest Recycling, of Frisco, TX, to recycle used cooking oil generated at VCS's Patriot Cafes located in Houston, Dallas, St. Louis, San Antonio, West Palm Beach, FL and Temple, TX. The pilot resul

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