Biaggi, Lehman College announce $340,000 grant for school

Biaggi with Lehman College president Daniel Lemons and members of the NYC Compost Project, NYC Department of Sanitation and the New York Botanical Garden.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano
Biaggi with Lehman College president Daniel Lemons and members of the NYC Compost Project, NYC Department of Sanitation and the New York Botanical Garden.Photo by Fernando Justiniano

Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Lehman College held a press conference on Thursday, February 20 to announce $340,000 in funding to the college, which will be used to organize and expand Lehman’s existing composting infrastructure to reduce the amount of food scraps and gardening waste sent to city landfills and to increase Lehman College’s substainable business practices.

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