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Weighing In On Whitman’s Food Waste

Weighing In On Whitman’s Food Waste

Kate Grumbles, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

This past week, student representatives from the Campus Climate Coalition (CCC) and the ASWC Sustainability Committee, as well as a sustainability fellow from Bon Appétit organized “Weigh the Waste” events at Prentiss and Jewett dining halls.

Following Food: The Story Behind Your Dining Hall Plate

Following Food: The Story Behind Your Dining Hall Plate

Claire Ommen, Features writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

The food that many students gaze at through the windows of the dining hall three times a day is merely the tip of the vast iceberg that is Bon Appétit's food production outfit.

Worm Composting Proves Unsustainable for Whitman

Worm Composting Proves Unsustainable for Whitman

Lachlan Johnson

October 3, 2013


Filed under NEWS

After struggling to be maintained during school breaks, Whitman College's worm composting program closed its doors for good this September. The composting program was previously located behind Lyman Hall and attempted to process a limited portion of the two tons of food waste generated each day at the...

ASWC has beef with meat dress, rejects appeal

ASWC has beef with meat dress, rejects appeal

caitlinhardee

December 8, 2011


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

On Sunday, Dec. 4, ASWC Senate heard an appeal from junior Clare Spatola-Knoll, whose request to the Finance Committee for $450 to recreate Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress with prosciutto and wire had been initially denied. The refusal prompted Spatola-Knoll to rework the proposal and appeal for $100....

Green Leaders Program stages No-Waste November

Green Leaders Program stages No-Waste November

Molly Johanson

November 17, 2011


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

As students lined up to put their dirty dishes in the dish room at Prentiss Dining Hall earlier this month, they were faced with one more extra step: scraping their excess food waste into a large bin, which was being managed by two encouraging Green Leaders. The first two weekends of November, the food...

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