Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
2008 Project Descriptions
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EPA Grant Number: SU833564
Title:Reducing the Waste Stream: Bringing Environmental, Economical, and Educational Composting to a Liberal Arts College
Carleton College students will conduct a pilot on-site composting program using the Green Mountain Technologies Earth Tub. The program will compost waste food from the dining halls, measure the economic benefits to the school, and incorporate the system into the liberal arts environment as an interdisciplinary and educational tool.