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The trade-in on trays

Colleges are getting rid of trays in their dining halls in an effort to be more environmentally friendly -- and save money. No trays means less to wash and less food wasted, because students can't load up a tray.



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American University got rid of its dining halls trays to encourage students to waste less food, but sometimes students just take multiple plates and bowls.

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Cafeteria trays vanishing from colleges in effort to save food
Article | Today, when trays are removed from university dining halls, it's more likely by the administration than students in search of a good sled. And perhaps inevitably, on some campuses that has created a backlash.

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