Tag: Food waste

  • Food Waste By The Numbers

    Food Waste By The Numbers

    Next time your unfinished egg sandwich and untouched banana gets thrown out in the dining hall, it may get composted and end up enriching the soil in a local garden. But students rarely think about what happens to food they toss out. Efforts to change that are underway, and the awareness is beginning to yield…

  • Cleaner Plates, Less Waste

    Cleaner Plates, Less Waste

    On Sunday evenings, employees at Backstage Café at Parker Theater are required to discard all food not sold over the weekend. When the café closes at 6 p.m., shelves are cleared and containers of premade salads, sandwiches and pastries all go in the trash. Food waste on campus happens daily. Although Hasbrouck Dining Hall is…