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:
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. However, here is a sampling of a few of our partners:
- Fresh Point: Forest Park, GA
Dining Services partners with campus to recycle food waste, paper & plastic from all dining locations across campus. We are committed to minimizing our environmental footprint. Look for signs in our locations for information on where to put your recyclables.
Take part in our reusable mug program to reduce waste and receive a discount on fountain beverages and coffee in Alma Upshaw & the Suites dining locations.
Fryer Oil Recycling
One hundred percent of dining services used fryer oil is recycled by Southern Green Industries.
Dining Services offers several hydration stations throughout campus. Use the filtered water stations to refresh and refuel while helping to impact your carbon footprint.
Recycled Content Paper
We use 40% recycled content paper in napkins and print media in dining locations on campus.
All dining locations are committed to 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
We train our employees each semester on common energy and water conservation practices in order to conserve precious natural resources.