We work together to continually develop and implement sustainable solutions. Through Green Thread, our environmental sustainability platform, we bring innovative and efficient solutions to life. We are passionately focused on reducing the environmental impact within our operations. 

Here are just a few ways we work to make our campus more environmentally conscious:

Trayless Dining

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Did you know Dining Services has been trayless for over 5 years? By dining trayless, you have helped positively impact the waste stream. Dining trayless minimizes food waste, conserves energy and water, and reduces the amount of cleaning chemicals entering the waste stream.


Recycled Content Paper

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We use 100% recycled content office and copy paper in all dining locations on campus.

Reusable To-Go Container

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Getting your meal to go from The Caf? Take part in our Reusable To-Go Container program. Here’s how it works: Swipe your card and take your meal to-go. When you are finished, bring back your dirty container and we will swap it out for a clean one!

Reusables

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Take part in our reusable mug program to reduce waste and receive a discount on fountain beverages and coffee in retail dining locations.

Hydration Stations

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Dining Services offers several hydration stations throughout campus. Use the filtered water stations to refresh and refuel while helping to impact your carbon footprint.

Green Cleaning

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All dining locations are committed to using daily green cleaning products in our operations to reduce the need for chemical based cleaning products and provide a healthy and safe learning environment.

Energy & Water Conservation

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We train our employees each semester on common energy and water conservation practices in order to conserve precious natural resources.

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