As of Oct. 1, the association will be The Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management.
Catering and delivery business will use compostable and recyclable.
Students initiated the program to reduce food waste.
Districts would save at least $100,000 to $200,000 in the first year of the program.
New system is offered at Adele's, a popular campus restaurant.
Contract is valued at $200 million in revenues.
Twenty-three colleges form partnership with EPA’S Food Recovery Challenge.
District cites federal regulations as requiring options, not as a choice.
District serves lunches with no utensils and compostable food.
Signage encourages students to separate waste instead of staff doing it behind the scene.
By eating foods marked with green label, Indiana woman improves health.
Police advise students to stay indoors whenever possible.
New Jersey agriculture received $62,000 federal grant to fund initiative.
Contractor served students while campus was closed.
Vacuum-sealed meals and dedicated prep areas among changes.
Survey says teachers think program causes mess and cuts into instructional time.
Patricia Montague has been with association for 20 years.
Annual event is held on Earth Day to encourage guests to choose planet-friendly foods.
Committee felt risk was to high to allow the kid-favorite spread.
After heated debate, bill that would provide free meals to all students.