Phoenix Biomedical Campus Compost

UA’s cutting-edge biomedical campus has instituted a campaign to turn food waste into nutrient-rich soil for a local medicinal garden. Sponsored by the UA’s Green Fund, and partnered with AZ Valley Compost the team behind this project has set a goal of collecting 500 pounds of compostable refuse per week, from four pickup locations around campus.

Guide Code: 
GEG33
Location Information: 

Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Funding Source: 

Green Fund/AZ Valley Compost

Groups/Entities Involved: 

COM-P Office of the Dean Facilities & Planning

Project Theme: 
Food Systems and Security
Public Health
Urban Environment
Project Image: 
Year Started: 
2012

For more information, please contact greenguides@email.arizona.edu.