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Sustainable food procurement and providing access to nutritious, seasonal and local food are cornerstones of Emory’s sustainable food initiative. These efforts contribute to the revitalization of healthy, regional food systems and to a healthier campus. 

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October 2019

Weigh the Waste Campaign

October 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 25, 2019

Where: Dobbs Common Table (in the Emory Student Center) What: One week of weighing all the waste produced during lunch time at the DCT! Why: There are many reasons for us to be more aware of how much food we throw away: When food is thrown away, all the energy it took to produce, transport, package, and prepare that food also ends up wasted. Food rotting in landfills emits methane, which is a greenhouse gas 20 times more environmentally detrimental…

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Weigh the Waste Campaign

October 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 25, 2019

Where: Dobbs Common Table (in the Emory Student Center) What: One week of weighing all the waste produced during lunch time at the DCT! Why: There are many reasons for us to be more aware of how much food we throw away: When food is thrown away, all the energy it took to produce, transport, package, and prepare that food also ends up wasted. Food rotting in landfills emits methane, which is a greenhouse gas 20 times more environmentally detrimental…

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