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Hunter Cafeteria Sustainability

 

cafelocalBy sourcing its fruit and vegetables locally whenever possible, from farms in upstate New York, Hunter's cafeteria supports reducing the farm-to-kitchen miles traveled by the trucks transporting food, which reduces fuel consumed and greenhouse gases generated by the freight trucks.

 
 

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The HCSC is an outgrowth of PlaNYC 2030, as is Hunter's participation in the "30 in 10" Challenge. PlaNYC 2030 is Mayor Bloomberg's comprehensive vision for New York's growth over the next 18 years. Explore PlaNYC 2030.

 

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Have you ever wondered how much greenhouse gas emissions your household's activities generate? Or how much your car generates? The United States Environmental Protection Agency has designed a Personal Emissions Calculator and an Automobile Emissions Calculator that are easy to use, and can offer insight into ways to reduce your carbon footprint and conserve energy and resources.