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:

Local Purchasing

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Did you know Dining Services sources food from many local farmers, growers and distributors? The list changes throughout the year depending on seasonality and availability.

Recycling

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Dining Services partners with campus to recycle cardboard from all dining locations across campus. We are committed to minimizing our environmental footprint.

Reusables

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Take part in our initiative to reduce waste by using your reusable Starbucks mug and receive a discount.

Composting

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Dining Services makes a huge effort in reducing waste by composting at all of our dining locations. By composting, we are able to reduce methane emissions and also reduce the need for chemical fertilizers.