Did you know that 40% of food in the United States goes uneaten or unsold each year?
Meet the Conserve to Preserve Green Team! Together they are working to help cut down food waste at Kromrey Middle School.
Late this semester, the team hosted a food waste audit during lunch to track data and identify possible improvement options.
Learn more about the project below:
The results were as follows:
After reviewing the data, the team hopes to implement a compost bin at school and ensure proper recycling happens at lunch. They are also working to find ways to provide unwrapped/unopened food to students in need.
Keep up the amazing work, team! Thanks to hard-working students like you, our schools will continue to become cleaner and greener!