10003. Food Disposal
The disposal of some food waste commonly found on a University campus can be conducted in an environmentally sound manner.
- Vegetable oil, liquid animal fat, etc. is collected in a specialized container and recycled through a designated vendor to become biodiesel. Fats (vegetable oils, liquid animal fats, etc.) should be separated and recycled, or disposed of through rendering facilities.
- Pre-consumer food waste such as fruits and vegetable scraps can be composted and utilized in landscape beds and sports fields on campus.
- Non-meat food items can be composted and utilized for fertilizer.