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Food waste roundtable discussion scheduled for May 22

May 8, 2013

Joe Bolick, Marketing, Communications and Grants, Iowa Waste Reduction Center, 319-273-6577,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Senior Program Manager at the Iowa Waste Reduction Center, Dan Nickey will be joining a panel of experts at The Problem with Food Waste: Let’s Talk about Solutions roundtable discussion on May 22 in Cedar Rapids. Presented by the Regional Sustainable Business Alliance, the event will address what can be done to reduce the generation of food waste and its disposal in Iowa landfills.

Other panelists include Jen Jordan from the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center, Marie DeVries from the Linn County Solid Waste Agency, and Pam Oldham at Mercy Medical Center.

The event is from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hy-Vee Community Room in Cedar Rapids. Registration is free but there is limited seating. For more information or to register, visit

About Iowa Waste Reduction Center. 
The IWRC has been providing environmental services including business assistance, industry training, as well as research and development for over 25 years. IWRC is a non-profit organization, part of Business and Community Services at the University of Northern Iowa. For more information, visit