TITLE

Taking Time to Track

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
FoodService Director;5/15/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the new waste management system at self-operated dining hall at Georgia State University (GSU) in Atlanta works. According to dining hall manager Suzanne Paltz, the system begins with the weighing and tracking of pre-consumer food waste in the kitchen using an electronic scale. It notes that following measurement, food waste is sent to the extractor and pulper. Paltz adds that the resulting waste will be collected by local firm Green Co. for composting.
ACCESSION #
60581436

 

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