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CLU Teams Up with 100 Pounds of Worms to Reduce Food Waste

California Lutheran University is teaming up with 100 pounds of worms to compost food waste from its dining hall.

The university's goal is to turn 20,000 pounds of food waste into compost over the next two years, said Jacob Derksen, a junior majoring in biology who helped organize the project.

The compost will be used in a half-acre garden on campus. CLU sells the food it grows in farm stands on campus and also donates it to the Manna food bank in Thousand Oaks.

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