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Lowering Emissions Through Thoughtful Unified Community Engagement

About L.E.T.T.U.C.E.

  • Mission: To reduce food waste and promote composting of food scraps as effective ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • VisionWe envision a time when all communities in Upstate New York, in communion with global efforts, will engage in best practices of reducing food waste and composting food scraps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Actions: Connection, Education, and Advocacy

  • Connection: L.E.T.T.U.C.E. will link individuals and groups committed to achieving the LETTUCE vision.

  • Education: L.E.T.T.U.C.E. will serve as a resource hub for individuals and groups interested in best practices of reducing food waste and composting food scraps.

  • Advocacy: L.E.T.T.U.C.E will provide information on calls to action supporting legislation and policy change in our communities and the state of New York.

    Learn about how L.E.T.T.U.C.E. was formed in the May 2020 issue of the PARA newsletter


L.E.T.T.U.C.E. has produced a
20-minute PowerPoint presentation on the ways composting and reducing food waste can help reverse global warming and reduce destructive climate change.


The presentation is available for community use as an educational resource:

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