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New chicken options take flight
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...
Jan. 15, 2016
Offer incentives for thinking green
Eighty percent of Northwest Community Hospital's customers are our employees, so asking them to participate in the reusable-container program was easy...
July 20, 2015
Farm-raised food disposals
Our dishwasher raises pigs, so the majority of the food waste goes to feeding them. A lot of residents worry about wasting food, so we reassure them.
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