According to the UMass Office of Waste Management, the campus processes approximately 5,954 tons of recyclable waste per year. Some 55 percent of the waste generated at UMass is recycled here.
Longview Farm has been a family-run dairy farm since the 1800’s. A sixth generation owner, Steven Barstow has been running the Barstow family farm since 1976 in partnership with his brother Dave. The farm is located in Hadley, Mass on a hamlet called “Hockanum,” a designated National Historic District.
The United States generates 30 million tons of food waste each year. Maggie Freleng explains how to reduce your own personal waste.