Recycling http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6724/more en Cafeteria Trays Go Sustainable http://food-management.com/sustainability/cafeteria-trays-go-sustainable <div class="field-deck"> The lowly school cafeteria tray is getting renewed attention as school districts seek to become more sustainable and improve their purchasing clout. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The lowly school cafeteria tray is getting renewed attention as school districts seek to become more sustainable and improve their purchasing clout.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sustainability/cafeteria-trays-go-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sustainability/cafeteria-trays-go-sustainable#comments K-12 Schools Recycling Sustainability Private Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:16:00 +0000 33111 at http://food-management.com <p>A biodegradeable tray used by the Hillsborough, FL, district, is color-coded to guide students to meet meal pattern requirements</p> From Cafeteria to Classroom: Biodiesel http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/cafeteria-classroom-biodiesel <div class="field-deck"> Oil from the fryer is helping to teach lessons in science and sustainability at Montgomery Bell Academy, a boys’ high school in Nashville, TN. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2013/06/resize%20biodiesel%20chemistry.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 793px;" /></p> <p> Gordon Chenery, a science teacher at Montgomery Bell Academy, teaches the senior AP-level class, Environmental Science. He had wanted to do something with biodiesel for awhile, and saw an opportunity to work with Restaurant Technologies Inc., the company that provides the automated oil filtration monitoring systems for the school&rsquo;s kitchen.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/cafeteria-classroom-biodiesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/cafeteria-classroom-biodiesel#comments K-12 Schools Recycling Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:40:00 +0000 27431 at http://food-management.com SCIENCE CLASS. The two tanks on the right mix the methanol and sodium hydroxide. The combination is pumped over to the used oil in the big tank. Kids Lend a Hand to Sort Waste for Recycling http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/kids-lend-hand-sort-waste-recycling <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Healthy eating and healthy clean-up are the focus at Beeman Elementary School in New Haven, VT</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/kids-lend-hand-sort-waste-recycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/kids-lend-hand-sort-waste-recycling#comments K-12 Schools Nutrition Recycling Thu, 16 May 2013 15:06:00 +0000 26931 at http://food-management.com How to Cut Pre-Consumer Food Waste http://food-management.com/facilities-management/how-cut-pre-consumer-food-waste <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Shakman </div> <div class="field-deck"> A strong source waste reduction program can pay big dividends </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Andrew Shakman, co-founder and President of LeanPath, breaks down seven ways foodservice operations can cut down on pre-consumer food waste</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/facilities-management/how-cut-pre-consumer-food-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/facilities-management/how-cut-pre-consumer-food-waste#comments Facilities Management Management Business & Industry Recycling Private Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:38:00 +0000 23131 at http://food-management.com UConn’s New International Dining Hall http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/uconn-s-new-international-dining-hall <div class="field-deck"> A renovated McMahon emphasizes small plates and international cuisine. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The newly rennovated McMahon Hall incorporates environmentally friendly practices such as composting and the addition of energy-saving kitchen equipment</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/uconn-s-new-international-dining-hall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/uconn-s-new-international-dining-hall#comments Equipment & Technology Colleges & Universities Food & Beverage Recycling Renovation Private Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:58:00 +0000 21571 at http://food-management.com UConn's McMahon Dining Hall Sustainable Dining Program Takes Root at NC State http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/sustainable-dining-program-takes-root-nc-state <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> This program builds strong connections between NC State students and alumni and enhances the school’s sustainable dining story. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> &mdash;<strong><em>FM Web Exclusive</em></strong><em>&mdash;</em>A new program at North Carolina State University is strengthening local connections to sustainable dining while encouraging local alumni to claim their roots on campus.</p> <p> &ldquo;My Roots are at NC State&rdquo; is accomplishing a goal that many university dining programs desire: getting alumni involved with students, dining and the institution as a whole while also developing, promoting and supporting cutting-edge sustainability practices on campus.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/sustainable-dining-program-takes-root-nc-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/sustainable-dining-program-takes-root-nc-state#comments Marketing Colleges & Universities Recycling Sustainability Private Sun, 04 Nov 2012 15:14:00 +0000 21501 at http://food-management.com CU-Boulder Adds Single-Stream Recycle Receptacles to Dining Venues http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/cu-boulder-adds-single-stream-recycle-receptacles-dining-venues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recycling bins located throughout Housing and Dining Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder are now single-stream receptacles</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/cu-boulder-adds-single-stream-recycle-receptacles-dining-venues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/cu-boulder-adds-single-stream-recycle-receptacles-dining-venues#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Recycling Private Wed, 29 Aug 2012 18:41:00 +0000 18971 at http://food-management.com WUSTL Makes Composting Progress http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/wustl-makes-composting-progress <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Washington University in St. Louis has composed 160,000 lbs. of waste since August 2010, using an outside company that takes its organic waste and sell it back as compost</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/wustl-makes-composting-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/wustl-makes-composting-progress#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Recycling Sustainability Private Tue, 15 May 2012 17:10:00 +0000 14441 at http://food-management.com Riding a Green Wave http://food-management.com/fm-innovators/riding-green-wave <div class="field-deck"> Fletcher Allen is at the forefront of the move toward more sustainable dining in the healthcare segment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fletcher Allen is at the forefront of the move toward more sustainable dining in the healthcare segment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-innovators/riding-green-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-innovators/riding-green-wave#comments FM Innovators Nutrition Onsite leaders Operations Recycling Sustainability Wellness Private Thu, 03 May 2012 15:43:00 +0000 14071 at http://food-management.com Photography by Jordan Silverman <p> <strong>KEEPING IT GREEN AND FRESH:</strong><br /> Nutrition Services Director Diane<br /> Imrie leads Fletcher Allen&#39;s drive<br /> to be more healthy and sustainable.<br /> Photo: Jordan Silverman</p> Food Rescue at Brown Delivers Leftovers to Homeless http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/food-rescue-brown-delivers-leftovers-homeless <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Brown University's Food Recovery Network picks up about 200 lbs. of leftover food from the school's dining services each week and delivers it to local homeless shelters, reports the</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/food-rescue-brown-delivers-leftovers-homeless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/food-rescue-brown-delivers-leftovers-homeless#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Recycling Private Wed, 22 Feb 2012 19:42:00 +0000 11052 at http://food-management.com