The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Framingham State University for its food waste efforts by awarding the university with a Food Recovery Challenge Regional Achievement Certificate.
To divert food waste, Framingham utilizes source reduction, campus awareness, a food donation program and food waste software and dehydrators.
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Framingham State University is being recognized by the EPA for its efforts to reduce the amount of food that leaves the campus and is deposited into landfills or incinerators.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency recently announced Framingham State is among 26 organizations in New England issued "Food Recovery Challenge Regional Achievement Certificates" for efforts to reduce food waste.
“Food waste is such a big issue at colleges and universities but also as a nation and as a whole planet,” said Framingham State’s Food Services Director Ralph Eddy.