City Council passes legislation requiring food waste prevention at the Department of Education

As thousands were forced to join blocks-long food lines to feed their families during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, “food insecurity” became part of the lexicon across Queens.

On Tuesday, May 12, the City Council passed legislation authored by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer requiring the Department of Education (DOE) to develop and implement a food waste prevention plan.

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