Commentary: We are asking the wrong questions about flavored milk
By Brent Walmsley I’d like to respond to the upcoming LAUSD board vote regarding a return of flavored milk at targeted LAUSD pilot schools to study if there will be a decrease in waste. At the moment, there is a lobby attempting to bring sugar-infused (flavored) milk back into schools. The arguments to do this have...
By Guest contributor | October 14, 2016
LAUSD throws away the equivalent of 200 elephants in food waste each week
LA Unified throws away an average of one ton of food per school every week. That’s the equivalent of 600 tons of organic waste for the entire district each week, or “equivalent to 200 elephants of waste a week,” said Robert Laughton, director of the school district’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Laughton gave...
By Mike Szymanski | September 8, 2016