ASU Initiates Composting Program

Arizona State University has added a composting program and joined the Environmental Protection Agency's Food Recovery Challenge.

Arizona State University has added a composting program and joined the Environmental Protection Agency's Food Recovery Challenge. This year, ASU had sent 6,778 tons of waste to the landfill, a quarter of that meal scraps, says Nick Brown, director of university sustainability practices.

In celebration of the EPA Food Recovery Challenge kick-off, the school is introducing back-of-the-house composting at two dining halls, Hassayampa and Barrett, where staff are using Green Bin

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