The Countywide Resource Conservation Functional Master Plan (the "Resource Conservation Plan" or "RCP") will combine the related elements of green infrastructure planning and rural character and agricultural conservation into one functional master plan in order to streamline the process, meet state requirements for planning elements, and more efficiently update existing plans and maps.
On November 20, 2012, the County Council approved the draft map transmitted to them by the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee to be implemented by CR-83-2012. The Council also approved the accompanying Subdivision Bill CB-104-2012.
This study describes the problem of food waste; explains national and state efforts to reduce food waste; explores the behaviors and beliefs of Prince George’s County residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations regarding food waste. It presents policy recommendations and strategies, supported by national promising practices, to reduce, recover, and recycle food waste in the County. By creating awareness, this study seeks to reduce food waste in the County. Reducing local food waste may help eliminate food insecurity, protect the environment, and boost the economy.