The Green Lunchroom Challenge

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Accept the Challenge to prevent and reduce food waste! Register for the Challenge today to begin completing activities and earning points.

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Choose from our menu of activities to best suit your situation, budget, and available community resources.

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Check out the list of current participants and see which ones have achieved different levels of accomplishment based on the activities they've completed. Is there a rival school in your community that has already signed up? Sign up your school today and see if you can match or beat their achievement!

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Sign up today to participate.

Complete the registration form to participate in the Challenge. Once you have pledged to prevent and reduce food waste in your operations, you may begin completing our suggested activities and earning points.

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We have an a la carte menu of activities to suit your situation.

Whether you’ve already implemented measures to reduce and prevent food waste or are just beginning your sustainability journey, you’ll be able to customize your experience to achieve your goals. Our activity list includes both operational modifications and ways to integrate food waste prevention and reduction into curricula.

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Reach for food waste reduction success!

See which other organizations and institutions have accepted the Green Lunchroom Challenge, and which have been recognized for their achievements! Participants reach different levels of achievement by completing activities and earning points. (Note that participants are not obligated to complete activities; participation is voluntary and progress is self-paced.)

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