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Wicked Local Cambridge reports that Lesley University received a 2015 Food Recovery Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award, a “Regional Food Recovery Achievement Certificate”, recognizes Lesley University as a leader in food waste diversion.

Lesley partners with the food rescue organization, Food For Free, to donate surplus food to those who need it. They also send food scraps and compostable tableware such as napkins, plates, and cups to a compost facility.


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