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UM Compost Program

$2,030
101%
Raised toward our $2,000 Goal
49 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on May 04, at 11:59 PM CDT
Project Owners

Amy

Greenwood

$25

Apr 29, 2016

Allison

Freeman

$25

Apr 27, 2016

Kit

Barksdale

$20

Apr 27, 2016

Lynn and Will

Wilkins

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 27, 2016

Price

Harrison

$40

Apr 27, 2016

Sarah

Provence

$25

Apr 27, 2016

Jim

Morrison

$50

Apr 27, 2016

Anonymous

$40

Apr 27, 2016

Anonymous

$5

Apr 27, 2016

Susan Pedigo

In Honor of my beautiful red worms

$50

Apr 22, 2016

Jason

Hoeksema

$33

Apr 20, 2016

Sara

Douglass

$13

Apr 19, 2016

Ellen Kellum

In Honor of D.C. McClurkin

$25

Apr 19, 2016

Jerry and Gloria Kellum

In Honor of Kate Kellum

$100

Apr 18, 2016

corbin

evans

$60

Apr 17, 2016

Wiliam G

Hairston

$50

Apr 16, 2016

Maray K.

Daniel

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 15, 2016

Anonymous

$40

Apr 15, 2016

Cris

Surbeck

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 13, 2016

Judith

Burgos

$25

Apr 12, 2016

Anonymous

$40

Apr 08, 2016

Maggie

Smith

$5

Apr 07, 2016

Richard

Bradley

$25

Apr 07, 2016

Eat Drink

Mississippi

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 06, 2016

Denny

Buchannon

$25

Apr 06, 2016

Caroline

Shaw

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 05, 2016

Anonymous

$60

Apr 05, 2016

Bill

Trussell

$20

Apr 05, 2016

Anonymous

$25

Apr 05, 2016

Euphiazene

Gray

$25

Apr 05, 2016

Renata & Grant

Heard

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 04, 2016

Caitlin

Hopper

$25

Apr 04, 2016

Lance

Majors

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 04, 2016

Tommy

Dorsey

$60

Apr 04, 2016

Anonymous

$50

Apr 04, 2016

Anonymous

$10

Apr 04, 2016

Aaron

Erbes

$25

Apr 04, 2016

Katherine Thornton

In Honor of Caroline Williams Shaw (AOII

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 04, 2016

Suzanne

Hudson

$25

Apr 04, 2016

Dean

Copeland

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 04, 2016

Elise

Dillingham

$13

Apr 04, 2016

Lucile McCook

In Honor of Tiffany Benson

$60

Apr 04, 2016

Mariel

Parman

$13

Apr 04, 2016

Michelle Robinson

In Honor of Anne McCauley

$5

Apr 04, 2016

Kate

Kellum

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 04, 2016

Anonymous

$99

Apr 04, 2016

Anne

McCauley

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 03, 2016

Andrew

Abernathy

$15

Apr 03, 2016

Lindsey

Abernathy

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 03, 2016
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$5

Grassroots Support

Did you know that the UM Compost Team has provided almost 5 cubic yards of compost to the UM Garden on campus? Members of the UM Garden Club use the nutrient-rich compost to grow food for the Ole Miss Food Bank.

$13

Rebs Go Green

Ole Miss students composted 13 tons of food waste from Rebel Market, the Grill at 1810 and the Marketplace at the Residential Colleges during 2015.

$25

Loyal to Your Soil

Food in a landfill emits methane gas—a greenhouse gas that is 25 times more potent that carbon dioxide. In a compost pile, food decomposes naturally and without emitting methane, greatly reducing environmental pollution.

$40

Clean Plate Club

Did you know that 40 percent of food waste in America is thrown away? While composting is a better alternative to landfilling, the best option is to plate thoughtfully and be careful to take only as much as you can eat.

$60

Food Waste Warrior

In just one day, diners in Rebel Market throw away enough food to feed 60 people comfortably for a month.

$99

Composting Collaborator

Thanks to Ole Miss Dining staff members who collect the food to be composted as they prepare meals throughout the day, students were able to compost 99 percent of all food collected during the 2014-15 school year.

$414

Honorary Compost Team Member

Diners at Rebel Market throw away an average of 414 pounds of food per day. This is enough food to feed one student for 3.5 years—almost the entirety of his or her college career!

$1,030

Generous Harvest

When the UM Compost Project expanded to Rebel Market in Fall 2014, the amount of food waste they took on increased by 1,030 percent!