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Campus Kitchen & Local Facilities

University of Massachusetts Boston

Strengthening bodies, empowering minds, and building communities through food resourcing, meal donations, and volunteer power.

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Objective

Reduce food waste on the UMass campus as well as at other local food producing facilities, farms, and food banks and repurpose that food into healthy, wholesome meals for people in need.

estimate how much food waste you aimed to reduce: 10000 lbs./year

Activity 1

Recover food from local cafeterias, food banks, and farms that would be throw away but is usable ,through the efforts of volunteers and student leaders.

Start and delivery dates: year round, on-going

Activity 2

Create healthy and wholesome meals for low-income youth and seniors with the recovered food, through the efforts of volunteers and student leaders. 

Start and delivery dates: year round, on-going

Content Title

Compost all of our compostable materials through the system utilized by Sodexo at UMass Boston.

Start and delivery dates: year round, on-going