|Submission Date||Oct. 18, 2012|
Louisiana State University
Manager, Campus Sustainability
LSU Facility Services
Does the institution compost or mulch waste from grounds keeping, including grass trimmings?:
A brief description of the composting or mulching program:
Each year hundreds of cubic yards of leaf and organic material is transported from the campus grounds and from the Vet Med barns to a compost site where it is remediated and then brought back to campus and used in beds and as top dressing.
LSU Landscape Services has an year round major erosion control effort by using recycled hardwood mulch under the Live oak trees. This effort reduces soil erosion, promotes water absorption, tree heath and ultimately allows for continued shade for building facades, parking lots and pedestrians.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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