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The feasibility of a campus wide composting program at the University of Waterloo

TitleThe feasibility of a campus wide composting program at the University of Waterloo
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsMcEachren, J., A. Formanek, and K. Dance
Keywordscompost, compost programs, food waste, kitchen waste, kitchens, University of Waterloo campus, waste
Abstract

The University of Waterloo states its environmental goals through the WATgreen department which envisions “transforming itself into a showcase of sustainability, a true ecosystem in harmony with its environment/. There have been numerous attempts to implement composting programs to handle the large amounts of organic waste that is produced on campus. It is our objective to investigate a new campus-wide organic recovery program targeting five major kitchens on campus to start. The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and theoretical program which future studies can further investigate by following up on our recommendations to reduce costs and to expand the possibilities for organic recovery at other locations at the University of Waterloo... For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca