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Worcester State University Wins National Food Recovery Challenge

Thursday, February 05, 2015

 

Worcester State University has been named by the Environmental Protection Agency as the "College and University" winner of the National Food Recovery Challenge. 

"We’re honored to receive this award. It’s a result of a lot of hard work and successful partnerships. Worcester State’s Facilities Department was visionary in initiating this program," said Steven Bandarra, Sustainability Coordinator at Worcester State University. 

The award recognizes outstanding leadership in wasted food prevention and diversion. 

"Worcester State University is a national leader in sustainable practices, and now the EPA has recognized one of our signature initiatives," said President Barry Maloney

The Food Recovery Challenge encourages participants to lower their carbon footprint and help their local communities by reducing and reusing waste. The goals of this challenge are to protect the environment, save money and feed the hungry. 

Click here for a complete list of winners. 

 

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