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Take-Home Compost

Kelly McBride General Manager, Bon Appétit WhiteWave Foods Broomfield, Colo. We recycle and compost in our café and kitchen. Our recycling company picks up all of our differen...

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Biggest Loser

John Wahl Foodservice Director Drake Center Cincinnati Several times a year the hospital holds a Biggest Loser contest for the employees. In the contest, which is based off the TV show, the p...

Diane Nicholls Foodservice Director Silver Lake Regional School District Kingston, Mass. To celebrate the first Red Sox home game of the season, we serve hot dogs for lunch to play off of the ...

Rhonda Spigel Director of Foodservices Waltham Public Schools Waltham, Mass. We just received the fresh fruit and veggies grant from the USDA, and the first day of the grant was Jan. 20, Inaug...

Bruce Parker Manager of Foodservices Aurora West Allis Medical Center West Allis, Wis. We wanted to reduce the amount of Styrofoam, plastic bottles and cans across the Aurora system, so we st...

Colleen Wright-Riva Director of Dining Services University of Maryland College Park, Md. Our dietitian operates a Gluten Advisory Board, which is made up of all the gluten-free students on cam...

Jesse Pisors General Manager, Sodexo University of Missouri, Kansas City Kansas City, Mo. We had a Home-Cooked Favorites theme dinner to “introduce” the members of our Student Boar...

Legia Abato District Marketing Manager Texas Christian University Forth Worth, Texas We knew that some students had classes that preclude them from using their meal plans for lunch, so we crea...

Veronica McLymont Director Food and Nutrition Services Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York Waste management is very important to us, so if we overproduce something, we try to find...

Kathy Kane Foodservice Director Michigan City Schools Michigan City, Ind. Each month we were printing out lots of low balance letters. We realized we were using a lot of paper and ink to send ...

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