We work together to continually develop and implement sustainable solutions. Through Green Thread, our environmental sustainability platform, we bring innovative and efficient solutions to life. We are passionately focused on reducing the environmental impact within our operations. 

Here are just a few ways we work to make our campus more environmentally conscious:

Local Purchasing

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Did you know Dining Services sources food from many local farmers, growers and distributors? The list changes throughout the year depending on seasonality and availability. However, here is a sampling of a few of our partners:

  • Sysco local growers and providers - list varies by season 

Recycling

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Dining Services partners with campus to recycle from all dining locations across campus. We are committed to minimizing our environmental footprint. Look for signs in our locations for information on where to put your recyclables.

Reusables

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Take part in our reusable mug program to reduce waste and receive a discount on coffee at Starbucks kiosks, Dunkin' Donuts and Einstein Bros. Bagels. 

Fryer Oil Recycling

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One hundred percent of dining services used fryer oil is recycled to be used for biodiesel.

Recycled Content Paper

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We use 100% recycled content office and copy paper in all dining locations on campus.

Green Content

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All dining locations are committed to using daily green cleaning products in our operations to reduce the need for chemical based cleaning products and provide a healthy and safe learning environment.

Energy & Water Conservation

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We train our employees each semester on common energy and water conservation practices in order to conserve precious natural resources. 

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