EPA recognizes institutions for food waste efforts

Keene State, UNH and Bates among the honorees.

June 18—Several New Hampshire organizations and one in Maine were recognized by the EPA for trying to take some of the food waste out of our region's landfills. The institutions  were recognized at the Northeast Resource Recovery Association's two-day conference on recycling.

Among the honorees were Keene State College, University of New Hampshire at Durham and Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, were all recognized for joining EPA's one-year-old Food Recovery Challenge and doing what they can to minimize their food waste.