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Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living's Food Waste Challenge

University of Texas School of Public Health

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Objective

  1. Raise awareness of food waste in America among Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living employees and The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH) master and doctoral students
  2. Inspire waste reduction and increased recycling within our offices in Austin and Houston, TX

Activity 1

Email/Promote weekly facts to Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living employees and UTSPH students

Start and delivery dates: throughout July 2013

Activity 2

Share blog stories regarding food waste and sustainable farming/food consumption withMichael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living employees, UTSPH students, and community members at msdcenter.blogspot.com

Start and delivery dates: July-October 2013

Activity 3

Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living employees and UTSPH students in Austin will participate in an educational and social outing to a local micro-grocer (In.gredients) to increase awareness of food waste and encourage sustainable growing/eating.

Start and delivery dates: Summer/Fall 2013

Activity 4

Increase recycling access and use within Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living / UTSPH offices and kitchen spaces.

Start and delivery dates: July 2013-June 2014