Chartwells Resident District Manager Glenn Bucello and Assistant Director of Student Life at Buffalo State Kristen Helling have coordinated food donations, marketing efforts and even a radio appearance to put the spotlight on the issue of food waste.

How dining and student life can unite to fight food waste

Multifaceted approach at Buffalo State College includes making it easy to donate extra food, new root-to-stem recipes and a new marketing campaign.

Root-to-stem eating and a reduction of food waste will be defining factors at Buffalo State College’s dining halls this semester. The ball started rolling this past spring semester, when the dining team partnered with the student life office to address not just the environmental effects of food waste, but the social impact as well.

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