A Solution for Food Waste in Schools: Give It to the Pigs

Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste.

  • Published 14 October 2019

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste. A law saying schools can give food scraps away to pig farmers is now on the books in the state. The practice of feeding human food waste to pigs goes back millennia, but some school districts in Maine have expressed confusion in recent years about the rules around… Read at AP News