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Analyzing Food Waste at the City Level

By Patrick King | December 10, 2018

Using the cities of Denver, Nashville and New York to create a baseline study, Natural Resources Defense Council developed a comprehensive report addressing food waste.

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Fighting Food Waste in Nashville

By UGL-Staff | November 15, 2018

Today Mayor David Briley announced the Food Saver Challenge to combat food waste in Music City, dozens of restaurants and businesses have jumped on board.

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Nashville 2018: Eliminating food waste in Music City

By Patrick King | September 26, 2018

News 2 continues to track the good and bad that comes with Nashville’s growth, like uneaten food.

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Today in Nashville ft. Nashville Food Waste Initiative

By UGL-Staff | August 21, 2018

Linda Breggin, from The Nashville Food Waste Initiative, speaks with Today in Nashville about Kroger’s new campaign to combat food waste.

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First-Ever Sustainable Classroom Training

By Diana Andrew | July 17, 2018

Last week Urban Green Lab hosted 27 trailblazing educators in a training on sustainability, the Sustainable Classrooms curriculum, and US Green Building Council certification.

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Urban Green Lab, VU, & Partners Launch Statewide Curriculum to Inspire Sustainable Living, Prevent Waste in Cities

By UGL-Staff | July 10, 2018

Urban Green Lab, in partnership with Vanderbilt University, Metro Nashville Public Schools, and the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, trained 30 Metro Nashville teachers today ….

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Nashville Tries To Set An Example In Food Waste Reduction

By UGL-Staff | March 15, 2018

The Natural Resources Defense Council has chosen Nashville as a model city for a year-long concentration on reducing food waste.

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Nashville Restaurants Fighting Food Waste Can Now Hitch A Ride For Their Leftovers

By UGL-Staff | January 24, 2018

Every year, the equivalent of about 10 million meals in Nashville are tossed in the trash, while one in six residents doesn’t have enough food.

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When It Comes To Food In Nashville, It’s Waste Not, Want Not

By UGL-Staff | April 18, 2017

Now, a dozen chefs in Nashville have been chosen by the Natural Resources Defense Council as a national model on how to cut down on all that waste.

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