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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville Works to Reduce Food Waste

The establishment is reducing food waste by donating its leftover edible food to the Nashville Rescue mission and by starting a successful composting program.

As part of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Food Saver Challenge, the County Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville is working on reducing food waste by donating its leftover edible food to the Nashville Rescue mission and by starting a successful composting program.

Since February 22, the establishment has composted 10,324 pounds of material, and it estimates that about 51,600 pounds of materials will be composted by the end of this year. 

The Tennessean has more:

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has fed nearly 8,000 hungry people with excess food donated from its kitchens since late December, said Karl Ebert, the museum’s associate director of operations.

The popular tourist and event attraction in downtown Nashville has ramped up its food waste initiative by giving its leftover food to the Nashville Rescue Mission and by starting a composting program.

Since Feb. 22, museum officials estimate, the kitchen staff has composted 10,324 pounds of material.

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