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May 15, 2017
Use chalkboards to communicate with guests
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.
May 15, 2017
Let diners contribute with on-site gardens
The Mather has raised garden beds that residents can reserve and use to grow their own plants.
Jan. 17, 2017
Make sustainability programs personal
Ohio State University upped student investment in its resuable cup program by personalizing a cup for each new student.
Oct. 17, 2016
Rubber gloves get benched
When the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign switched from standard latex gloves to nitrile gloves, it also set up a recycling program.
July 19, 2016
Use excess product to create new dishes
Golden Living Administrative Office uses its Menu Forward idea to empower staff to develop menu items and keep leftovers in check. It also keeps the freezer clear.
July 19, 2016
Use in-house branding
Savor at McCormick Place developed the Green Thumb brand for menu items featuring its rooftop bounty. The brand is promoted alongside a green certification.
June 15, 2016
Cut food waste by incorporating excess ingredients
Penn State University dining reduced food costs by designing menus to utilize cast-offs, resulting in the total utilization of a product instead of waste.
April 11, 2016
Spotlight residents' produce in the meal program
Pennswood Villiage has a three-acre gardening program that allows residents to drop off their produce in the kitchen for use on the facilities' menu...
March 21, 2016
Let students grow cafeteria produce
The culmination of Mason City Schools' child nutrition department's farm-to-school project began with the purchase of grow bags and ended in the cafeteria...
March 7, 2016
Offer prizes to reduce food waste
Students at Misericordia University can become members of "Mom's Clean Plate Club" by showing their clean plate to an employee positioned at the disposal area...
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