Scene Magazine - Fall 2008
Scene Magazine is a quarterly publication of Pacific Lutheran University.
By Steve Hansen | Photography by Jordan Hartman ’02 the earth It all started because of the health department. Dining and Culinary Services’ new composting program is a big step toward sustainability A year ago, when the University Center closed down for its remodel, Dining and Culinary Services had to find a new place to feed the majority of the university’s students. They moved to the Columbia Center. That space, however, could not accommodate a commercial dishwasher, so meals were served on paper plates to alleviate health department concerns. But contaminated paper can’t be recycled – complicating the university’s stated commitment to care for the Earth. FEATURES > PLU SCENE FALL 2008 17