Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.92
Liaison Mike Harrington
Submission Date Aug. 17, 2011
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The New School
Tier2-6: Post-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Gwen Kilvert
Assistant Director for Sustainability & Energy Management
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have a post-consumer food waste composting program?:

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

In conjunction with The New School's pre-consumer food waste composting program, post-consumer food waste is collected in the following locations on campus:

The 13th Street Residence Cafeteria (118 West 13th Street)
Lang Cafe (65 West 11th Street)
Parsons East (25 East 13th Street) – Floors 2, 3, 4 and 5
Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th Street) - Café 55 and Library Café

This waste is collected by the university's waste hauler, Action Carting, which deploys special compost trucks.


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

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