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Campus Awarded Edible Food Recovery Grant

June 1, 2022

"UC Merced's Office of Sustainability's Bobcat Eats Food Waste Awareness and Prevention Program, in partnership with United Way of Merced, Community Initiatives 4 Collective Impact, and the 18th St. People's Garden, has been awarded $250,000 grant from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle.) 

The two-year Edible Food Recovery Grant Program will help fund the university's efforts to expand existing and new food waste prevention projects. Projects must reduce the amount of food being disposed of in landfills, thereby helping to achieve the state's climate pollutant goals." 

Read the entire article by Desiree López!