Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.99
Liaison Marilyn Graham
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2012
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Brunswick Community College
OP-T2-7: Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Claire McLaughlin
Chemistry Instructor, Early College
Early College
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Does the institution have a pre-consumer food waste composting program?:

A brief description of the pre-consumer food waste composting program:

In BCC's cafeteria, pre-consumer food waste is collected by employees and given to local homesteaders for their chickens and rabbits. [There is not a website or written policy for this practice.]

In the Early College High School kitchen (which is separate from BCC's kitchen/cafeteria on campus), the cafeteria workers compost uncooked fruit and vegetable waste. Students compost uncooked fruit and vegetable waste (apple cores, banana peels...). ECHS students developed this compost program and educated their peers about the value of composting and the process of composting.

The Early Childhood Educational Center has a vermi-composting program, which was developed for the uncooked fruit and vegetable waste.

The website URL where information about the composting program is available:

There is no URL for this, but McLaughlin can provide a State Port Pilot (Southport newspaper) article, which discusses the program. This pre-consumer food waste composting program only applies to Brunswick Early College High School and its students who created and operate the program.

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