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School Food Waste Is a Big Problem, Let’s Fix It

Washington (ONGC) Analysis | November 15, 2022 by Noreen Wise, Founder & CEO of Our New Green Culture; Image Credit: AdobeStock

Food waste in schools is epidemic. Elementary schools in particular have become food waste overachievers. From stuffed lunch bags and trays — which usually include fresh fruit, packaged applesauce, trail mix and similar snacks that health-conscious parents and school administrators endorse but can’t control — the daily mountain of nourishing food landing in school waste bins, headed for landfills, has reached crisis level. 

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