To meet or beat the emissions reductions in the Kyoto Protocol Tufts University, a US educational institution, set out in 1999 to create a "green" campus. The organisation used locally sourced food to green their dining halls. This project supported local agricultural communities and reduced the amount of energy used to transport food. A food service waste compost project created nutrient-rich organic material which was used on campus as an alternative to chemical fertilizers. Native plants were...

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12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies
12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy
15.5.4 Activities to assist in resource preservation

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