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Urban Green Lab urges restaurants to donate food

By UGL-Staff | March 21, 2020

Restaurants across Middle Tennessee are being forced to close their doors because of Covid-19. The Urban Green Lab doesn’t want their food to go to waste.

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UGL Executive Director Appointed to Mayor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee

By UGL-Staff | February 28, 2020

Todd Lawrence, executive director of Urban Green Lab, will co-chair the Waste Reduction subcommittee of the Mayor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee.

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Experts push alternative to recycling

By UGL-Staff | January 22, 2020

There’s been a lot of bad news lately when it comes to recycling in Nashville. Instead of adding programs, the city keeps taking them away.

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Mayor Cooper issues challenge to restaurant industry to reduce waste, feed the hungry

By UGL-Staff | December 13, 2019

Local restaurants challenged to reduce the amount of food they waste while helping to feed hungry Nashvillians throughout the holiday season and beyond.

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Kroger donates to Metro Schools food program

By UGL-Staff | December 3, 2019

On Giving Tuesday, Kroger is investing in Nashville schools to give each student the chance to take a class for reducing food waste.

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Kroger’s Zero Hunger and Zero Waste Foundation donates 100K towards food waste reduction for MNPS

By UGL-Staff | December 3, 2019

The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger and Zero Waste Foundation recently donated $100,000 to Nashville-based nonprofit organization Urban Green Lab to support food waste reduction education for Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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