June 15, 2016 | by CALS News Wisconsin consumers widely agree that “local” food means food grown in Wisconsin, according to a new statewide survey conducted by faculty affiliated with UW-Extension, UW-Madison, and UW-River Falls.
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June 28, 2016 | by Madeline Fischer A new summer means a new team of Office of Sustainability interns. From sophomores to seniors, this group of talented undergraduates brings a diverse range of experiences and majors to their efforts to improve campus sustainability.
AJ is spending his summer with Campus Renovation Services to help make campus building projects more sustainable.
Learn more about our intern program.
Did you know that in 2012 alone, more than 36 million tons of food waste was generated, with only five percent diverted from landfills? Compost your food scraps instead. Compost collection sites are located in Lot 62 between the Natatorium and the School of Veterinary Medicine, Lot 60 on Walnut St., Lot 76 near the Goodman Softball Complex, behind Science Hall, throughout the first floor of Union South and at the Capital Cafe in Grainger Hall.
See the “do’s and don’ts” for composting here.