What We're Doing

 

 

 

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:

 

Check Local Purchasing: Did you know the College of Saint Rose Dining Services sources food from many local famers, growers and distributors? The list changes throughout the year depending on seasonality and availability.

Check Recycling: Dining Services partners with campus to recycle x, y and z 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.

Check Trayless Dining:  Did you know Dining Services is 100% trayless?  By dining trayless, you have helped positively impact the waste stream. Dining trayless minimizes food waste, conserves energy and water, and reduces the amount of cleaning chemicals entering the waste stream.

Check Reusables: Take part in our reusable mug program to reduce waste and receive a discount on fountain beverages and coffee in our dining locations.

Check Fryer Oil Recycling: One hundred percent of dining services used fryer oil is recycled by dining services to be used for biofuel.

Check Hydration Stations: Dining Services offers several hydration stations throughout campus. Use the filtered water stations to refresh and refuel while helping to impact your carbon footprint.

Check Recycled Content Paper: We use 100% recycled content office and copy paper in all our dining locations on campus.

Check Green Content: All dining locations are committed to using green cleaning products in our operations to reduce the need for chemical based cleaning products and provide a healthy and safe learning environment.

Check Energy & Water Conservation: We train our employees each semester on common energy and water conservation practices in order to conserve precious natural resources.