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Best of #SNIC19: Environmental Hot Buttons—What’s Ahead for School Nutrition?”

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August 28, 2019

From community bans of plastic straws to the perennial debate over disposable trays, school nutrition teams can expect continued pressure from different stakeholders regarding a whole host of environmental issues. But labor shortages, health department regulations and conflicting advocacy positions can complicate well-intended goals and mandates. As presented at #SNIC19, join this panel discussion about sustainable practices from across the country and learn what’s ahead for school nutrition.

Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDNs/NDTRs.

1. Name three environmental concerns surrounding food waste.
2. Identify three environmental concerns surrounding disposables.
3. Describe five resolutions to reduce food and disposable waste.

SNA CEUs: 1.0
Key Area 3: Administration
Key Topic 3200: Program Management
Subtopic 3250: Water, energy & waste

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs

Activity Number: 148105

Performance Indicators
  • 12.4.2 Collaborates with community partners to implement programs based on the assessed needs, values, beliefs, limitations and strengths of the population.
  • 12.4.3 Utilizes appropriate behavioral change theories, social marketing, behavior economics and communication strategies in the delivery of nutrition programs.
Suggested Learning Need Codes
  • 8110: School foodservice
CPEUs: 1.00
CPE Level: 1 & 2
SNA CDR Provider Number: AM007

Please note that you have the option to submit an evaluation on the quality of this conference directly to the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Email contact:

SNA CEUs and CPEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the postwebinar quiz.

  • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)


  • Beth Wallace, MBA, SNS

    SNA President
    Executive Director
    Food and Nutrition Services
    Jefferson County SD
    Lakewood, CO

  • Kate Seybold

    Farm to School Coordinator
    Minneapolis Public Schools
    Minneapolis, MN

  • Lindsey Bradley

    Food Service Marketing Specialist
    Austin ISD
    Austin, TX

August 28, 2019
Wed 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 15M

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