Emory’s Zero Landfill Waste Initiative: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Since the 1990s, Emory University has been enhancing and streamlining its landfill waste diversion efforts. In 2017 and 2018, the University made sweeping changes across the Oxford and Atlanta campuses to make progress toward Emory’s goal to divert 95% of our waste from area landfills by 2025, outlined in Emory’s Sustainability Vision and Strategic Plan, 2025. � Continue Reading →

Emory partners with Goodr as new waste management provider

Emory University has partnered with waste management and hunger relief company Goodr as its holistic waste management provider to help achieve the university’s zero landfill waste goal. Starting with pre-consumer composting this summer, the partnership has already diverted nearly 140,000 pounds of food waste from landfills, preventing over 156,000 pounds of carbon emissions. Goodr came to Emory’s � Continue Reading →