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Michigan schools take strides to tackle food waste

In March, Food@MSU hosted a discussion on food waste at the Michigan State University Recycling Center. Throughout the discussion, both participants and panelists highlighted the potential role that schools can play in educating children on the nutritional and environmental costs of food waste. At a time when over 30 percent of food is wasted at the retail and consumer level, schools throughout Michigan are looking to increase childhood nutrition and decrease school food service costs through food waste reduction.

Follow this link to read the full article by Abigail Harper through MSU Extension.