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Opinion—Land over landfill: composting helps reduce food waste

Opinion—Land over landfill: composting helps reduce food waste

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 13, 2021
According to Feeding America.org, nearly 40% of all food in America is wasted. At every stage in food production and distribution, unwanted and uneaten food is thrown away. This waste totals 108 billion pounds of food each year.
Storefront of Donckers restaurant located downtown Marquette

Michigan indoor dining set to reopen Feb. 1

Joad Blaauw-Hara January 26, 2021

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced in a press conference that indoor dining in the state of Michigan is set to reopen on Feb. 1 with limited capacity and advanced precautions still in effect. “While...

students thrift shopping

Editorial—Living sustainably as a student in 2020

North Wind Staff October 14, 2020

For many NMU students, an awareness of the natural world and appreciation for the environment was a factor in deciding where to study during college. In fact, for some, sustainable actions are a priority....

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