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Food Recovery Programs in K-12 Schools: Compost It! - Don't Trash It!

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Tune in to the "Share It and Compost It" webinars to learn more about how to set up food recovery programs in your school.

October 20th: Compost It - Don't Trash It!

  • Learn how to set up, operate and monitor cafeteria trash sorting programs to collect recyclables and leftover food for composting
  • Discover the benefits of recovering leftover food and recyclables: reduce cafeteria trash by 70% to 80%, the potential to save money on hauling costs, leftover food stays out of landfills and service learning opportunities for students
  • Worries about odor and storage and other in-house concerns can be real barriers to your program’s success - hear ideas and solutions from schools across the state

Useful information for food recovery champions:

  • Students, Teachers, Principals and Green Team Advisers
  • Food Service and Custodial Staff
  • Facility Managers/Directors
  • Municipal Recycling/Transfer Station Managers and Staff

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