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To help freshman residents easily find our dining locations on campus while promoting sustainability, we give them reusable mugs with a campus map design that highlights our dining locations.

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Instead of trying to get all your managers together for a meeting, use FaceTime or Skype to be more efficient.

Our catering staff have found that at buffet events, the majority of people want to try one of everything. 

We produce artisan sandwiches for our retail locations. We have a custom logo called Artisan Fresh and have labels to support the brand, along with point-of-sale marketing. 

We do Discover The Taste tables in all of our facilities on a regular basis. We present menu items that meet the parameters for healthy eating at the entrance to the cafés for customers to...

We have digital menu boards in our retail services that are changed daily. A couple of months ago we started to incorporate pictures of different employees onto the board.

We have cameras in our schools. At our monthly accident review board meeting we view videos of accidents so that the staff can see how people get hurt. This visual education helps prevent future...

We created a Sustainable Products Project blog utilizing Blogger, Google Maps and Google Earth. Once we identify local food items that we use, we import where they are from into the blog. We also...

One of our dietetic interns collected uneaten food from waste bins and built a “waste buffet” to demonstrate to students how much food they take but don’t even touch...

After the AHF conference in New Orleans we decided to do an action station with foods from the city.  

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