sustainability

tray
We decided to get rid of plastic trays 
and now offer cardboard trays in 
our cafeteria to support our district’s efforts to expand and improve our recycling efforts.
salad
The salad bar goes “on sale” for 25 cents an ounce post-lunchtime to help reduce waste as well as offer value to customers.
meal kit
Dining services at UMass offers staff and faculty heat-and-eat dinners. The readymade meal kits providing a convenient service, and they capture takeout business from local supermarkets and...
aquaponics produce
We partnered with a student group interested in aquaponics to build a recirculating fish tank and lettuce growing operation in our Oval Dining Center.
A partnership with UM's on-campus farm aims to aid the university’s sustainable sourcing goals...
touch screen monitor
Dartmouth College is going paperless with our menus and reporting, meaning no more heavy books. The college installed 10 touchscreen monitors in various locations
From its 320-square-foot container, the farm will provide wasabi arugula, basil and kale.
chalkboard
North Carolina State University highlights local products on a large chalkboard in its dining halls, and also lists any produce brought in from its agroecology farm.
raised garden beds
The Mather has raised garden beds that residents can reserve and use to grow their own plants.

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