Campus dining presents numerous opportunities to reduce environmental impacts and promote healthy living- from reducing waste to offering local and sustainable food choices.  With the help of our dining contractor, Chartwells, our dining initiatives include: 

  • Reusable mug discount ($1 refills)
  • Compostable take-out containers, plates and utensils 
  • Composting of kitchen food waste
  • Sustainable Food Choices:
    • Ocean-friendly seafood 
    • Humane Farm Animal Care Certified Cage-free eggs 
    • Zero trans-fat policy 
    • Fair Trade Certified Coffee
    • Antibiotic free hamburgers
    • Hormone-free (rBGH) yogurt
    • Locally produced (within 150 miles) ingredients whenever possible
    • Seasonal Farmers Markets offering locally grown produce