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EPA Recognizes KSC for Composting Food Waste

June 21, 2012

In keeping with its standing as one of North America's [greenest campuses](http://sites.keene.edu/newsline/2012/05/19/ksc-ranked-among-north- americas-greenest-campuses/), Keene State was recently recognized for joining the EPA's Food Recovery Challenge and taking steps to minimize food waste. KSC is now composting pre-table food waste, thereby eliminating a significant amount of material from the waste stream.

During the 31st Annual Northeast Recycling Conference, the EPA recognized Keene State College, UNH, and Bates College (Lewiston, Maine) and other NH restaurants and organizations that are composting of food scraps on a meaningful scale. [Read more...](http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/42 a565912715060885257a1d005873b1?OpenDocument )