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During Earth Week 2008, Darden’s Dean Bob Bruner announced the School’s ambitious goal to be zero waste, carbon neutral by 2020. This summer, the American Society for Quality featured our progress to date on page 5 of their annual publication, Pathways to Social Responsibility: Successful Practices for Sustaining the Future 2012. A few small but […]

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Composting Ease

Who knew composting could be so easy?! Since mid-February more than 21 tons of the Darden School’s kitchen organic waste have gone straight to Black Bear Composting in Crimora, Virginia, where it is transformed into nutrients for flower and vegetable gardens.
Darden’s phenomenal kitchen staff (especially chef William Russell) has executed the collection process flawlessly, taking care […]

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Darden has set the goal to be a zero waste, carbon neutral enterprise by 2020, as well as a top ten school for teaching and research on Sustainability. As Manager of Sustainability Programs, I enjoy guiding the actions our community is taking to achieve our goals.
In parallel, my family, which includes my husband and two […]

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