Tag: reduce

What’s Up with Upcycling?

Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling. We’ve heard it time and time again and often use it in our everyday lives. Some things are often easier to do, such as reducing our food waste or our hot water consumption by taking shorter showers. We may recycle our paper and cardboard or even reuse containers, bottles, and boxes. […]

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Composting at the University of Maine

Off Rangeley Road, behind the Printing and Mailing Services, there is a hidden gem on the University of Maine’s campus. It’s forty feet long, one of a kind, nine years old, and costs $140,000.  It is the University of Maine’s composting system. This composter takes in 4500 to 5000 pounds of food from the dining […]

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