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May 9, 2012
Sustainability in Practice: UCSF Medical Center Fights Greenwashing Data
As part of the University of California system, the UCSF Medical Center is working to achieve the system’s goal of having 20% of all purchases made from sustainable sources by 2020. In...
May 9, 2012
Sustainability in Practice: Bottled Water Bans Gain Traction
Recycling plastic water bottles has long been routine at many institutions, but now some operations think that doesn’t go far enough; they want to get rid of the bottles completely. With...
May 6, 2012
Sustainability in Practice: San Diego Schools Turns Old Bus into Mobile Farm
San Diego Unified School District is taking the classic school icon—a yellow bus—and transforming it into a mobile farm. The project is modeled after the Truck Farm, a traveling...
May 1, 2012
Sustainability in Practice: Humane the Name of the Game
In February Bon Appétit Management Co. announced the rollout of a comprehensive animal welfare policy to all of its more than 400 cafés nationwide. The new policy includes...
April 30, 2012
Defining Sustainability: Bon Appétit Leads the Way
Nearly 20 years ago, Fedele Bauccio had a vision. He had founded Bon Appétit Management Co. on the mantra of flavor. His goal was to make Bon Appétit’s accounts...
April 22, 2012
“Gleaning” Local Support
At the Novato Unified School District, the child nutrition department is reaching out to the community to help extend the department’s healthy message outside of the cafeteria. Miguel...
April 10, 2012
Goldies 2012—Going Green: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
No 2012 Goldies Award winner embraced its category more literally than the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. UMass Dining has been going green with its permaculture garden ever since it was...
Jan. 22, 2012
Bringing the Farm Indoors
A new café opened last month at 537-bed St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. The new St. Joe’s Market Café is a $1 million renovation of the old cafeteria, which Jim Tripp,...
Jan. 11, 2012
Harvard Strives to Set Standards in Green Catering
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Gardens are springing up all over the world of Parkhurst Dining Services, and the foodservice management firm is keeping its sustainability coordinator busy fielding all manner of requests dealing...
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