Practices

DC dishware made from bamboo   

Bamboo Dishware

The Dining Commons carries biodegradable bamboo dishware that lasts up to 1000 uses.

compostable utensils   

Compostable Utensils

All of the eateries on campus carry compostable cutlery that is composted in a commercial composting facility.

 Bently Biofuels logo  

Biodiesel

100% of our used cooking oil goes to off-campus Biodiesel production.

 food donations from Spartan Shops  

Food Donations

Food donations from our eateries are brought to various community centers around the campus.

 Jamba Juice cups styrofoam free  

Styrofoam-Free

All of the eateries on campus are 100% Styrofoam-free.


trash bag
 

Waste Diversion

Currently, approximately 90% of our waste stream gets diverted to compost and recycling off campus.

 plates by food line  

Trayless Dining

Our Dining Commons implemented Trayless Dining in order to help reduce food and water waste.

 Energy Star Appliance  

Kitchen Equipment

When purchasing new kitchen equipment, energy star-rated appliances are chosen to reduce energy use.

 local produce from Village Market  

Produce

We source local produce when in season.

Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Logo   

Seafood

The seafood purchased follows MSC certifications or the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch.