2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN





Clara Son

Food Waste Solutions Specialist

Northstar Recycling


Clara brings diverse professional experience to her role as a Food Waste Solutions Specialist at Northstar
Recycling.  From her time in the agricultural sector, consumer packaged goods industry and the non-
profit food recovery world, she has touched all parts of the food industry supply chain in her career. 
Clara leverages this experience to provide unique strategies and excellent service to Northstar’s clients
and outlet partners.  She sees great value in working with socially responsible organizations that have
the best interests of people and the environment at their forefront, and is proud to be part of the
Northstar Recycling team.


Thursday, May 12th

10:30am - 11:30am

Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)

Johnson Great Room

Turning Waste into Value: New Frontiers in Recycling

What can be done to ensure we’re finding the highest and best use for any food or scraps that remain? Almost any scenario to decrease the amount of food that ends up in waste streams requires organic recycling, yet the industry faces barriers like insufficient processing capacity and unfavorable economic conditions. Dive into these challenges and discover “what’s next” for food recycling, through case studies of successful recycling models, like composting, insect farming, and more. 

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