In August 2013, a pilot project was created to collect food waste from MarketPointe@Siddall for composting by a third party commercial composting facility. Spent coffee grounds from all on-campus Starbucks locations and several other cafes and markets are also collected for composting.
Compostable To-Go Containers
Available for the to-go food option at Stadium View Café, all containers are made from compostable materials. This program eliminates the use of approximately 12,500 Styrofoam containers each year.
Plastic Bag Campaign
Plastic bags were eliminated from the Catskeller meal exchange area.
Tork Xpressnap reduces napkin usage by at least 25% compare to traditional dispenser systems. Our compostable napkins are 100% recycled with the message pre-printed with the claim “100% recycled, Save the environment, one napkin at a time.”