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AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

The average college student, like these at the UA, produces about a half-pound of food waste per day, the EPA says.

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AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

AZ universities join effort to cut food waste, promote composting

TEMPE - The apple cores, half-eaten sandwiches and other unappetizing scraps thrown out at Arizona State University's Barrett Dining Hall would usually end up in a landfill. Instead, it will become compost to grow gardens and trees.

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UA students collect waste, make compost for campus

UA students collect waste, make compost for campus

A group of University of Arizona students sees a lot of value in slimy, icky, stinky stuff: banana peels, coffee grounds, leftover bread, grass clippings and even horse manure.

July 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
UA students collect waste, make compost for campus

UA students collect waste, make compost for campus

Sarah Appleby, 19, writes down the weight of the bin that Jessica Thompson, 21, is weighing. The two are part of the University of Arizona Compost Cats, and they pick up scraps from the Student Union and campus-area restaurants.

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