Serving about 30,000 meals a day to students at its campus in Oakland, the University of Pittsburgh was bound to have some of that food wind up languishing in a landfill.
By Stephanie Ritenbaugh
“Last year, we recovered 5.2 tons of food,” said Matthew Dupont, vice president of Food Rescue Heroes. The group also coordinates with Pittsburgh-based 412 Food Rescue, as well as the nationally focused Food Recovery Network that works with schools. This month, the EPA recognized Pitt for its efforts.Read more