Colleges and universities cut food waste by instituting trayless dining, by buying smarter and by other means. But at the end of the day there is still food waste. Increasingly, schools are finding creative ways to deal with it.
"Usually students take as much as they think they can eat," says Nori Yamashita, director of food service operations at the University of Denver (Colo.). "Once they sit down and start to eat, they realize they took too much."