Presentation on theme: "Student Sustainability Program Green Cup Challenge #3."— Presentation transcript:
Student Sustainability Program Green Cup Challenge #3
HBSUSTAINABILITY Composting at the Grille A recent waste audit found: 66% of the trash thrown away in Spangler could have been composted Only 5% of total trash was actually trash
HBSUSTAINABILITY What You Can Do The Grille has recently added composting When clearing your plate in the Grille, separate out composting into the new composting bins
HBSUSTAINABILITY Benefits of Composting Reduces or eliminates the need for chemical fertilizers Prevents contamination of the groundwater at landfills by reducing creation of methane gas and leachates Generates high-nutrient organic material that can be used to improve soil quality and can be sold as a marketable commodity Diverts organic materials from landfills extending their life
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