Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Series/Report "Green Lunchroom Challenge Diverting Food for Human Consumption Activity"
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Establish a "sharing table" or similar system in the lunchroom where students can deposit uneaten/unwanted food for others to take if they wish (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)A "sharing table” is a system in which uneaten unopened packaged foods or beverages, or unpeeled fruits, may be placed by students that do not want them, for consumption by other children. Providing nutrition for the ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)After source reduction, diverting food from the landfill in order to feed hungry people is the second most desirable category of actions on the US EPA's Food Recovery Hierarchy. By establishing a policy to donate the ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)Ideally, your food service planning should be such that leftover food is at a minimum. However, even well planned operations have unserved foods leftover from time to time due to attendance fluctuations, fluctuations in the ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)If you’re completing the Challenge activity to establish a policy to donate the unused edible food from your school or district to a local food bank, shelter, or charity , it makes sense to quantify your impact on hunger ...