Did you know that wasted food is a local and global problem with profound financial, social, and environmental impacts?
With support from StopWaste, a local government agency in Alameda County and its Stop Food Waste campaign, Cal State East Bay has launched a pilot to increase awareness around food waste and provide simple actions to decrease wasted food in all campus dining options.
Cal State East Bay Sustainability Ambassadors (Patrick Murphy, Brooke Schuyler, and Adrien Van Dyke, left to right) during the preliminary food waste audit at Pioneer Kitchen.
The pilot will run through the Spring 2020 semester and include:
Data from the pilot will be posted to this website, so stay tuned!
In the dining hall:
When eating out:
In your residence hall or at home:
For more tips and tools to help wasted food at home and at school, please visit StopFoodWaste.org. To get involved with future Cal State East Bay sustainability efforts, contact email@example.com.
See what the Pioneer Kitchen is doing here.