The Vermont Cynic

Facing the facts about food waste at the source

Facing the facts about food waste at the source

December 7, 2017

Students scrape forks across half-filled plates, emptying the uneaten food into the black square holes of compost bins in the dining hall. Three Eco-Reps stood in Redstone Unlimited Dining Hall’s waste room, the central hallway between its two main seating areas during the week of Oct. 9. Stude...

Save the planet: invest in a spork

Save the planet: invest in a spork

Jackie Flynn

April 6, 2016

The Eco-Rep team is looking to reduce waste at UVM through reusable containers. “The Eco-Ware program was started in 2011 by a collaboration of UVM Dining, Eco-Reps, Greenhouse RLC Students, Honors College students and the UVM Waste Management Team,” said sophomore Kristi Carr, the Eco-Reps’ ...

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