Where are we now?
- Dining and Cleaning contracts include recycling clauses
- Compost collaboration with dining services
- Green cleaners use on campus
- Increase in local foods in Dining Commons and meals featuring local foods
- Dining Commons project to reduce food waste
Where do we want to be?
- Ongoing sustainability assessments of current contracts and at renewal
- Use of contracted services that have adopted sustainable practices in practice and personnel
- Fair wages and benefits to contracted service employees
- Significantly increased use of local foods (produce, meats, dairy)
How do we get there?
- Sustainability assessments of contract services through research and RFP process
- Work with Human Resources to determine fair wages and benefits
- Continued collaboration with all contracted vendors to encourage and increase sustainable practices