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Mitchell Center Online Talk – Making Our Food System More Circular: Less Waste, but Is It Safe?

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Go to www.umaine.edu/mitchellcenter to register and receive Zoom connection information.

Speakers: Jean MacRae, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UMaine, and Cindy Isenhour, Dept. of Anthropology, UMaine.

New England is making progress toward a more circular food system, where food waste is reduced and recovered rather than sent to a landfill. These efforts are positive, but we also need to be careful to avoid introducing contamination into our food system during this process. Jean and Cindy will describe the results of a recent study on potential contaminants in food waste and how food waste can be reduced sustainably and safely.

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/

Venue

ME United States