February 27, 2019

MPNS Food Waste Warriors Are Rescuing and Recycling Food

As part of World Wildlife Fund’s Food Waste Warriors program, Urban Green Lab, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and other community partners and volunteers, is working with three Metro Nashville Public Schools to deliver food waste prevention education, measure student food waste, and implement food rescue and diversion interventions including composting this Spring.

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MNPS shared story about the program and an audit at H.G. Hill Middle School, Students Found 131 Pounds of Food Waste. Here’s What They’re Doing About It.

Nashville Food Waste Initiative video at Westmeade Elementary school.

News Channel 4 story at Warner Elementary

News Channel 2 story at Warner Elementary