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Eliminating Dining Hall Waste

February 9, 2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Penn Dining has launched its Scrape Bucket Campaign — a five-day challenge to track and reduce food waste in Penn dining halls. From Monday until Friday, diners in all Penn dining halls will be asked to dump their excess food into measuring buckets. Members of the Penn Environmental Group and Penn Eco-Reps are volunteering to direct the diners... full story

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A zero waste event is one in which at least 90% of the waste is diverted from the landfill through enhanced recycling and/or composting efforts.

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