Alisal Union Elementary students pioneer food recycling program to combat hunger, waste

Read the full story in The Californian.

A little after noon Thursday, dozens of sixth-graders at Monte Bella Elementary School filed into the cafeteria, chattering with each other. They grabbed clean green plastic trays and stood in line, waiting for the cafeteria workers to dish out chicken fajitas, corn, breadsticks, apples and more. 

Not all of that food will get eaten, though, and over the last few years, Alisal Union School District parents began to raise concerns about food waste. In response, they began a food recycling program to not only reduce food waste but also combat student hunger. 

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