Time to face the waste: What UC Berkeley and local organizations are doing to minimize landfill waste

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Standing three or more in a row, one of the most familiar sights across the UC Berkeley campus is, in fact, its trash cans. Many of the waste bins, marked according to specified material, sport the phrase “Zero Waste by 2020,” calling on students, faculty and visitors alike to do their part in the campuswide project to promote sustainability.
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Napolitano announces UC initiative to address food issues

UC President Janet Napolitano announced the launch of the UC Global Food Initiative Tuesday morning, detailing the UC system’s plan to expand food education, maximize sustainable farming practices and reduce hunger at the university, national and global levels.
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