The composting program in Newell Dining Hall is removing nearly 8,000 pounds of food waste from the landfill each month. The program, done in conjunction with Waste Neutral, enables unwanted food to be picked up from campus, composted and returned to campus as gardening material. The process reduces the waste stream and saves costs associated with landfill tipping fees.
Today is Earth Day. Stay tuned to next week’s blog for a recap of Earth Week events!