The law aims to prevent waste before it occurs, feed people and animals, recycle non-edible food waste and reduce greenhouse gasses emitted from landfills.
South Campus Dining Hall had the second highest number of hand waves with 30 percent, and 251 North accounted for about 14 percent of hand waves.
The contract between the University of Maryland and Panera Bread company has been signed as of January, but health and safety permits are not ready for approval.
Dining Services serves “halal-friendly” food, which is defined as meats that are certified halal during harvesting.
Footnotes Cafe at McKeldin Library and Food for Thought Cafe at the Edward St. John Teaching and Learning Center lead sales this year with more than $400,000 each so far.
Some students rated Yahentamitsi "a six out of 10 on a good day."
Dining Services aims to eventually create a North Campus Market with a late-night grill and cafe.
The refillery's pilot program, which the founders will use to determine what products students are looking for from the refillery, will begin in April.