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Cal Poly Pomona Cafeteria Finds Green Alternative for Food Waste

September 21st, 2012

PolyCentric News

Los Olivos Composting

At Los Olivos, trash isn’t simply trash. It falls into one of three categories: There’s cardboard for recycling, miscellaneous trash and now, food scraps.

All food — fruit, vegetables, bread, meat, bones and dairy — can be composted by the campus’ trash hauler, Burrtec. Kitchen scraps from food preparation, uneaten food and leftover food from diners are thrown into biodegradable trash bags and a separate outdoor bin. More…


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