Smaller plates help reduce food waste in campus dining halls

Smaller plates help reduce food waste in campus dining halls

Smaller plates help reduce food waste in campus dining halls

Food waste is a major problem in the U.S., and young adults are among the worst culprits. Many of them attend college or university and live on campus, making dining halls a prime target for waste reduction efforts. And a simple intervention can make a big difference, a University of Illinois study shows.
Smaller plates help reduce food waste in campus dining halls