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University of Maine Launches a Campaign to Reduce Food Waste

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University of Maine’s Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions is launching a campaign, named Food Rescue MAINE, to reduce the amount of food waste in Maine landfills. 

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is supporting the education and action campaign with a grant of more than $27,000. 

The city of Portland will work with the Center to measure food waste at five new food waste recycling sites. And several communities in central Maine are working with the Center on food recycling pilot initiatives. 

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