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Food Recovery Network Reduces Food Waste in U.S. Universities

FRN operates in 44 states and Washington, D.C., through approximately 230 student chapters across U.S. universities.

The Food Recovery Network (FRN), a student-led national organization that works to transform food waste to food recovery, is recovering excess food from communities and dining areas located within colleges and universities and donating it to people who are deprived of nutritional food.

FRN operates in 44 states and Washington, D.C., through approximately 230 student chapters across U.S. universities. One of FRN’s chapters, the University of Texas at Dallas chapter, has donated nearly 960 pounds of food from the university’s dining areas since 2016.

The Mercury has more details:

The Food Recovery Network is a student-led movement against hunger, aiming to transform food waste to food recovery. They recover excess food across communities and donate them to people who are deprived of nutritional food.

The national organization is spread across 44 states and D.C., operating through nearly 230 student chapters across U.S. universities. At UTD, the Food Recovery Network is affiliated with the Sustainability Club, and they have volunteers to pick up food from dining locations at UTD and deliver it to Hope’s Door, a nonprofit organization in Plano.

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