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Chet Phillips Featured on Channel 4 News: Compost Cats, Dining Services, and the Office of Sustainability Teams Up the EPA

Submitted on January 18, 2013

EPA challenges UA to reduce food waste by 5 percent

This news story was posted by ryan Haaer on January 17, 2013.  ALRS Ph.D. student, Chet Philips was featured in this news story on how Compost Cats, Dining Services, and the Office of Sustainability are teaming up with the EPA for its Food Recovery Challenge project to reduce food waste.

http://www.kvoa.com/news/epa-challenges-u-of-a-to-reduce-food-waste-by-five-percent#.UPgvEkYoCRM.email

Chet was quoted as saying:

"Methane as a greenhouse gas in our atmosphere is 20 times more potent than CO2. It's the worst greenhouse gas in terms of climate change," said Chet Phillips, graduate assistant for sustainability at the U of A.