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June 12th 2015:Urban School Food Alliance to Eliminate Polystyrene Trays from School Cafeterias

The Urban School Food Alliance (Alliance), a coalition of the largest school districts in the United States that includes New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami-Dade, Dallas and Orlando, announced that it will start rolling out the use of compostable round plates at cafeterias this month, saying good-bye to polystyrene trays. The districts in the Alliance serve 2.5 million meals a day, and the six districts project to remove 225 million polystyrene trays from landfills every year. Tune in as we speak with the Chairman of the Alliance, Eric Goldstein, and the director of Natural Resource De

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Eric Goldstein

Eric Goldstein, chief executive of The Office of School Support Services for the New York City Department of Education. The department serves 860,000 meals a day at 1,709 schools. Goldstein is also in charge of transportation and high school sports.
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Mark Izeman

Mark Izeman is director of NRDC's New York urban program and senior attorney. He has worked at NRDC for more than 20 years on a wide range of environmental issues, including gas drilling, green jobs, recycling, brownfields, transportation, and drinking water. He is currently spearheading NRDC's New York regional food project. Mark is the author or co-author of many publications, including The New York Environment Book. He started out as a research associate in NRDC's New York office in 1989. After graduating from New York University School of Law in 1992, he clerked for a federal judge and returned to NRDC a year later as a staff attorney. From 2006 to 2009, Mark lived in Moscow, Russia
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio The Urban School Food Alliance (Alliance), a coalition of the largest school districts in the United States that includes New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami-Dade, Dallas and Orlando, announced that it will start rolling out the use of compostable round plates at cafeterias this month, saying good-bye to polystyrene trays. The districts in the Alliance serve 2.5 million meals a day, and the six districts project to remove 225 million polystyrene trays from landfills every year. Tune in as we speak with the Chairman of the Alliance, Eric Goldstein, and the director of Natural Resource Defense Council's New York urban program and senior attorney, Mark Izeman. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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