• New England colleges pledge to reduce food waste
     | April 24,2013

    PORTLAND, Maine — Seven colleges and universities in northern New England are part of an effort to cut the amount of food that’s going to waste.

    Vermont participants are Lyndon State College, Johnson State College and Vermont Technical College.

    The partnership with the EPA, which was announced in honor of Earth Day, aims to reduce the 1.6 million tons of food wasted each year in New England.

    Participants in the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge pledge to reduce food waste. All told, the number of participants has doubled to 23 colleges and universities across the region.

    The Maine participants are the University of Maine, the University of Maine at Farmington and College of the Atlantic. Plymouth State University in New Hampshire is also participating.

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