Matt Pirog


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Matt Pirog is a non-traditional sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the Biological Systems Engineering Department. He is focused on issues related to sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and building resilient communities. His approach to reducing his waste stream starts with a vermicompost box in his closet.


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